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Divorce. What to Do With the Family Home After Divorce. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent

November 13th, 2019

The family house is where you create and store memories. Family gathers for the holidays, babies come home from the hospital, children and pets rampage through the backyard and much more. It is the place that we retreat to when we are ti...

FHA Loans vs. Conventional : What You Need to Know. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

October 29th, 2019

Buying a home when you have little money saved and a less-than-perfect credit score might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s not. In many cases, a Federal Housing Administration loan can help. Whether you’re...

Do You Know What Documents You Need for Mortgage Pre-Approval: A Checklist for Each Type of Loan. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent

October 6th, 2019

If you're serious about buying a home, getting pre-approved for a mortgage is a critical step. It’s also a tedious one. Lenders seem to want a mountain of documents and have so many Yet the payoff is...

Houston is a Standby Generator Right for You? Peace of mind investment. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

September 3rd, 2019

The next time a storm knocks out your power -- again -- you may find yourself thinking about a standby generator. Unlike a portable backup generator, which you store in the garage or shed and roll out during an emergency, a standby gener...

Buy a Home After School Starts. Good reasons to wait. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

August 6th, 2019

Ah, fall. The return of all things pumpkin-spiced, cooler weather and the new school year (which this mom is thrilled about). It’s also an opportune time to buy a home and possibly snag a great deal in the process. Buyer dema...

What’s a Mortgage Rate Lock, Do I Need One and How Do I Get One? Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

July 16th, 2019

Economists and financial types love to talk about interest rates. But if you’re like many other Americans, you think that topic is about as exciting as the average high temperature in scorching Needles, California. Until you bu...

Buying a Home: Saving for a Down Payment. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

July 7th, 2019

Saving for a down payment to buy a house can seem overwhelming unless you break it down into small, actionable moves. It will likely take a while to accomplish, but with a couple of shortcuts and a never-thought-of-that hack or two, you...

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

June 29th, 2019

Without a high credit score, you won’t qualify for the best mortgage rates available, which could mean you’ll end up paying more money over the term of your mortgage. Even with rates at historic lows right now, the difference between...

6 Home Improvement Projects You’ll be Glad You Did in the Summer. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

June 6th, 2019

Betsy Taylor and her husband decided to embark on a major home improvement project one winter: renovating their kitchen in Portland, Maine. “We hadn’t planned on re...

Simple Tips to Sell Your Home for the Right Price This Summer. Arnold Magana HAR Platinum Agent.

June 6th, 2019

If you are considering putting your home on the market, summer may be the perfect time. The frenzy of the spring buying season has ended, meaning there are fewer houses listed and competing for buyers’ attention. Tax refunds have been...

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