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Home Inspection How-To's: Washer and Dryer Hookups Home Inspection How-To's: Washer and Dryer Hookups

By Frank Pino

Learn from a home inspector: washer and dryer hookups.

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Rhode Island Home Inspections: Frequently Asked Questions Rhode Island Home Inspections: Frequently Asked Questions

By Mike Auger

I'm buying a new home: do I really need a Rhode Island home inspection? Well... yes! Some lenders require a home inspection; some insurance companies will too. But the main thing you need it for is to know what you're buying.

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Home Inspection How-To's: Boilers and Water Heaters Home Inspection How-To's: Boilers and Water Heaters

By Frank Pino

Learn from a home inspector! This video demonstrates what a home inspector will look for when examining your boiler and water heater.

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Home Inspection How-To's: Railings and Risers Home Inspection How-To's: Railings and Risers

By Frank Pino

Learn from a home inspector! This video demonstrates what a home inspector will look for when examining your stairways.

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Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners

By Kristen Bosse

Harbour Equity Partners is a private equity fund. Our resources in investment banking and private banking make it possible for us to offer loans to high net worth borrowers. Harbour Equity Partners has seen the opportunity to help borrowers that do not conform with traditional lending options. Utilizing our private banking resources, Harbour Equity Partners will structure finance options that meet a borrower's end goal.

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 Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States? Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States?

By Christina Kelley

Buying homeowners' insurance is an important part of owning your own home. It is the financial security blanket that protects your most valuable asset - your home. Many mortgage brokers, cities, counties and states require that any homeowner carry at least a liability policy, protecting you from lawsuits if someone is injured on your property.

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Tips on Calculating your Mortgage Tips on Calculating your Mortgage

When you are buying a house, one of the most common questions that comes to mind is "how much mortgage can I afford?" In order to answer this question accurately, you need to use a mortgage calculator. These are a few terms that you should know in order use a mortgage affordability calculator accurately.

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Buying a Home with Bad Credit Buying a Home with Bad Credit

By Derren Peters

When purchasing a home, your credit will play a very pivotal role in determining if you will qualify for a mortgage that will make buying a home possible. If you have bad credit, you can still buy a home by using mortgage loan programs specifically designed for those with less than favorable credit.

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Closer Approach To Mortgage Refinancing Closer Approach To Mortgage Refinancing

Owning a home is really a special feeling and that is the reason why people try to buy a house in their life. However, buying a home is not that simple and needs proper planning and budgeting. Generally it has been observed that people obtain mortgages for buying a new house, but sometimes they are not being able to pay it off on time. Thus, when people default on paying their mortgage on time and about to face foreclosure on property, it is recommended to go for mortgage refinancing.

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What is Included in an Appraisal Report? What is Included in an Appraisal Report?

By Derren Peters

Appraisals are vital reports in the real estate market, because they are relevant to buyers, sellers, and lenders. The value that an appraiser determines in their appraisal report ultimately sets the guideline for what a lender is likely willing to lend to a potential buyer. Given that is such an important element of any real estate transaction, it is useful to know what a typical appraisal report contains. Here are more details about the contents of an appraisal report.

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