How to Shop for Home Appliances for Your New Home

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Metallic stove and dishwasher in the kitchen

When you buy a new home, there are always more costs than what you initially prepare for—from paying for the unexpected repairs to the electrical system to inspections to closing costs. Another major unexpected cost that can pop up when purchasing your first home is buying appliances. Although you can often negotiate with the seller to keep the existing appliances …

Leslie and John Gained Financial Security with Unison HomeOwner

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Summary: A creative couple with a charming home in Moss Beach regained their feeling of financial freedom by partnering with Unison to unlock the equity in their home — with no additional monthly payments. A Happy Couple Living Near the Ocean Leslie and John are both self-employed. They met 27 years ago while working at a publishing company, and today …

With Unison, Who Gets the Value of a Home Remodel?

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Unison Value of Home Remodel

Here at Unison, we partner with you to give you more flexibility when purchasing a home or unlocking your home equity. In return, we share a portion of the future change in the home’s value. In other words, we are investing alongside you in your home, and like you, we want the home to increase in value. But what happens …

Are Zillow Home Values Accurate: Can You Trust the “Zestimate”?

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Are Zillow Home Values Accurate Can You Trust a Zestimate

When people think about buying a home, one of the first places they often look is It’s a very helpful website that lists homes for sale in cities and towns all across the U.S. One useful feature is the “Zestimate” which is Zillow’s proprietary estimate of a home’s current market value. While this is a useful tool for home …

Pros and Cons of a HELOC or Home Equity Loan

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Pros and Cons of a HELOC or Home Equity Loan

Taking out a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or applying for a home equity loan can provide a sensible, convenient way to access an illiquid part of your net worth — your equity in your home. But when you do so, you’re borrowing against the value of your home and that means you’ll need to pay the money back …

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home

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Things To Do Before Buying a Home

Your career is on track, your family is on board, and you know you value owning over renting. Now is the time to start the process of buying a home, right? Maybe — but not before you ensure you’ve thought through this big decision from various angles and perspectives. Purchasing a home is a complex process and represents a major …

What is a Reverse Mortgage and How Does It Work?

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What Is a Reverse Mortgage and How Does It Work

If you’re a retiree who is looking to supplement your income, you might have heard that a reverse mortgage is a good solution for you. Often looked upon as an option for those who have equity in their homes but are short on cash, reverse mortgages can sometimes help with finances such as paying off debt, repairing your home or …