What Exactly Makes a Mortgage?

Have you ever wondered what exactly makes up a mortgage? It's actually a lot simpler than you might think. In fact, you can boil it down to just four letters: PITI. That's shorthand for Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance. These are the four basic components of a monthly mortgage payment, and...

How to Clean your Shower with a Dishwasher Tablet

Who loves a good secret? Or, better yet, who doesn't? OK, so maybe this isn't a secret, per se, but it's at least fair to assume that not everyone knows about it. Ready for the big reveal? Here goes: If you want to quickly and easily remove soap scum and...

How to Build a DIY Deck

The weather has recently been unseasonably warm in the Carolinas, and that means more opportunities for fun outdoor events. What better place could there possibly be for good times outside than a nice new DIY deck?Fret not if your home didn't come with a deck; you have the ability to...

5 Questions to Ask Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

With mortgage interest rates having spent most of 2020 at all-time lows, people who might have never considered refinancing suddenly found themselves racing toward the refi closing table. After all, refinancing your home mortgage at a lower interest rate ultimately means more money in your pocket. Who wouldn't want that?With...

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