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How to Choose a Neighborhood

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Location, Location, Location – it might be a cliché expression you hear often. Be that as it may, as most buzzwords, it originates from some reality. When you’re trying to find your dream home, the neighborhood in which it sits can influence your decision.

The surrounding area of your home can affect affordability, value and personal satisfaction. Here are a few key questions to ask yourself when investigating your next new neighborhood.

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Finding your perfect neighborhood can be an exercise in balancing compromise. If you’ve done your homework, thought of your short and long-term living arrangements, it will make the whole search process easier.

Contact a Loan Advisor when you are ready to start the mortgage process.


A Loan Advisor can provide details for specific qualified borrower’s circumstances, including currently available interest rates. This is not a commitment to lend. Programs available to qualified borrowers. Subject to credit approval, underwriting approval, and lender terms and conditions. Program terms available may be based on the state or county in which the financed property is located. Programs subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.

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