Miranda Marquit



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Miranda Marquit is a contributor for Banks.com.

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  • March 6, 2014

    All homeowners want lower monthly mortgage payments. In general, there are two main ways that a homeowner can go about this: mortgage refinancing or loan modification. It is important to realize that these are two very different...

  • January 23, 2014

    One of the most complex financial transactions that people make is the purchase of a home. When you apply for home financing, you will find that the mortgage...

  • September 14, 2012

    If you are looking for a source of cash, it is possible to tap into the equity of your home. As long as you have built up enough ownership in your home (known as “home equity...

  • September 14, 2012

    One of the most exciting milestones of adulthood is the purchase of a new home. First-time home buyers are often very eager to settle down and get a place of their own. However, in all the excitement, it is easy overlook important details of the...

  • September 14, 2012

    One of the ways you can add value to your property is to make home improvements ― this can include remodeling a room in the house, upgrading certain features, or even building an addition. However, few homeowners have the cash on-hand to...

  • August 16, 2012

    There has been a lot of interest in living a more sustainable lifestyle lately. Indeed, many people are concerned about the impact their lifestyles have on the planet. For some, this interest even extends to how to buy a house that is a little...

  • August 16, 2012

    It can be tough enough to buy a house in your current city of residence. It is even more difficult to buy a house if you are moving to a new city. However, it is possible. Here are some things to consider as you go house hunting in a new place:...

  • August 16, 2012

    Bad credit can make it more difficult to buy a house, but it does not automatically exclude you from becoming a homeowner. You can, in fact, still buy a house when you have bad credit. But there are some realities that you have to expect as you...

  • August 16, 2012

    One of the most important considerations when you buy a house is whether or not you can really afford it. As many people discovered during the financial crisis and subprime mortgage meltdown, they really could not afford the homes that they...

  • August 16, 2012

    One of the biggest decisions you will make in your financial life is the decision to buy a house. However, with a choice that big, it can be all too easy to fall into common traps when you buy a house.

    As you go house hunting, make sure to...