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Answering a Common Question: Mortgage Refi FICO Scores

If you use a credit card or bank checking account’s online system, you may have noticed the appearance of a free service: FICO score tracking. You find it as a clickable area with a link title like “Your FICO® score” or just “FICO®.” For many years, each of the major ...

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Top 4 Reasons Rental Housing is On the Rise

Whether you are investigating rental housing activity because you’re looking for an investment or just a place to rent yourself, it’s important to become informed about the state of play in rental housing as a whole. It’s a picture that has been changing rapidly—one that’s unlikely to slow anytime soon. ...

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Points to Ponder for Potential FSBO Sellers

It’s illuminating to visit For Sale by Owner websites from time to time to see if there are any new insights to be gleaned. True, as licensed Grand Forks area REALTORs®, we are not likely to learn much new when it comes to selling Grand Forks area homes—but that’s not ...

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Your Homeowners Insurance Annual Checkup

It’s one of those documents most of us stash in a safe, out-of-the-way place—somewhere in the furthest recesses of a filing cabinet or at the back of a drawer. Renters do the same: they don’t actually read the thing, but they know they want to keep it somewhere where they ...

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