refinancing your home loan

Considering a Refinance

What is a refinance? A refinance is the process of replacing an existing loan with a new one. It allows you to adjust the terms of your loan so that […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Build Your Outdoor Desert Oasis

Winter in the desert is the best time to take advantage of the southern states’ mild climate and be outdoors as much as possible. As homeowners, one of the best […]

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Make a Big Impact on Giving Tuesday, Support the VIP Foundation

With Giving Tuesday just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the incredible impact even the smallest donations can have within our community.  In the spirit of […]

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Choosing the Best Gutters for Desert Climates

Living in a desert climate presents unique challenges for homeowners, from scorching heat to flash floods. One often overlooked aspect of maintaining a home in these conditions is selecting the […]

property tax

What You Should Know About Property Tax

Property tax, or real estate tax, is a regressive tax calculated by the local government to determine the assessed value of real estate or personal property. The tax rates primarily […]

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Home selling made easy!

Get prepared for the big sell – Here’s some helpful advice to ease your stress around a complicated process: Deep cleaning: A clean home is bound to spark buyer interest! […]

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Unlocking Home Equity

Unlocking Home Equity: Demystifying HELOCs and HELOANs Homeownership often brings with it the opportunity to leverage the equity you’ve built in your property for financial needs. Two popular avenues for […]

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Smart Back-to-School Tips: Maximizing Savings for Families

The back-to-school season is upon us! While exciting, preparing for sending the kids back to school can also be financially challenging for families. As parents equip their children for a […]

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Protecting Your Home During Monsoon Season

If you live in the Southwest, you’ve indeed experienced a monsoon. Those powerful thunderstorms create heavy downpours and high winds, which can wreak havoc on your home and surrounding property. […]

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The Benefits of Homeownership

Homeownership can be an exciting time for new buyers! It can also be intimidating. Don’t be deterred! The benefits of owning your home are many and our expert loan officers […]

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