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5 Steps to Buying a Home: Tips on how to find and finance your dream home

June is National Homeownership Month, and many people are entering the market hoping to purchase their very first home, but don’t know where to start. Here is a list of steps to help. Step 1: Start early You probably already have an idea of the area in which you want to live. Make a list  Read the Rest…

Five ways homeowners can save on their energy bills

The typical U.S. family spends at least $2,200 a year on home utility bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a lot of that money and energy is wasted. “We are not as energy-conscious as we should be,” said Glenn Thompson, regulatory and compliance inspector for DHCD’s division of credit assurance. “Most Maryland homeowners don’t know  Read the Rest…