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Should You Remodel or Rebuild Your House?

If your house needs work, you might need to make a decision between remodeling and rebuilding. (Fortunately, financing options are available for each.) Here’s an article from The Spruce that should help you make that decision. https://www.thespruce.com/remodel-or-tear-down-rebuild-your-house-1822447  

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6 Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor

If your roof needs work, here are some tips from Angie’s List for finding a roofing contractor to make sure you’re covered. (See what we did there?) https://www.angieslist.com/articles/6-tips-choosing-roofing-contractor.htm  

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10 Things to Discuss With Your Contractor Before Work Starts

   From: WilliamPitt.com By Anne Higuera CGR, CAPS All of the selections are made, the contract is signed, and you’re ready to start your construction project. Not so fast! Before work begins, make sure you and your contractor are on the same page about how things will go. This often takes the form of a […]

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Ten Questions to Ask When Hiring a Contractor

From: Architectural Digest After years of overseeing building and renovation projects for decorators such as Nate Berkus, Eric Cohler, Thom Filicia, and Gordon Kahn (not to mention celebrity clients like Beyoncé and Tina Fey), Queens, New York–born Stephen Fanuka has learned that finding the right contractor can be harder than actually executing the project. “It’s […]

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Successful FHA 203k closings in 45 days, maybe sooner?

Yes it is true. I know if you are reading blogs, forums, posts, articles, etc., etc., about the FHA 203k renovation mortgage it might seem that it might be impossible but let me be the first to tell you that it is possible and even very likely if you have an experienced 203k renovation team […]

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What’s the downside of FHA 203k mortgages?

So, I get questions all the time about this, and people always tell me, “Jeff, everything sounds great about FHA 203k mortgages, …sounds like it’s the perfect loan for me…it does everything that I want it to do, BUT there can’t be the perfect loan- there has to be something wrong!”  And you’re right- maybe not so […]

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