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Mortgage Qualifying Stress Test Rate Possible Increase

What is the Mortgage Stress Test?When homebuyers apply for a mortgage, lenders must check their ability to make their payments based on the qualifying stress test rate of 4.79%, even if the one they

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Designer Tip: Plan Your Home Decor

Do you sometimes buy decorative items impulsively? Do you find they lead to clutter or wear quickly? Planning your home decor can save you some headaches and cash.Often, people make purchases for

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5 Reasons You Need to Know the New Price of Your Home

1. INVESTMENTSIncrease in Home Value = Increase in EquityHave you considered using your new home equity, low interest rates and higher rents to invest in income properties?2. RENOVATIONSIncrease in

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Designer Tip: Decorative Art

Use your kid’s drawings or crafty creations as decorative art. Other than the regular clotheslines display or canvas/framed print mural, here are 3 creative ideas.1. Wall CalendarPhotograph

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