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What is a FHA 203k loan?

what is a fha 203k loan

At some point, everyone has wanted to buy a fixer-upper, or at least considered it. There are tons of shows (Property Brothers, Flip or Flop, Flip This House, Flippa-dippa Ding Dong*) that sell the dream. Find it, rehab or remodel it, and then either live in it or flip it. Personally, I would love to […]

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What does a real estate agent do?

what does a real estate agent do

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re probably asking yourself “Do I need a realtor? What does a real estate agent do?” It’s a fair question that can lead to even more questions about this mysterious figure that’s supposed to guide you into your new home. What are they responsible for in the process? […]

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California first time home buyer programs

first time home buyer down payment assistance

Looking for help buying your first home? California has a number of state and country programs that encourage homeownership and will help first-time home buyers qualify for specalized loans or help them come up with the down payment. In this article we’ll cover the various state agency home buying programs, down payment assistance programs and […]

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