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Do Homes in Tennessee Have Basements?

Do Homes in Tennessee Have Basements?

Tennessee is a beautiful state to live in. But some unique challenges are facing prospective homeowners. One challenge is the potential cost of building a basement. Besides the cost, some dangerous challenges are more specific to Tennessee. These impede having a...

How Long Does Underwriting Take for a Jumbo Loan?

How Long Does Underwriting Take for a Jumbo Loan?

You've just submitted a jumbo loan application to pay for the house of your dreams, and you are anxiously awaiting the approval. Unfortunately, a few days pass by, and you haven't heard back from the loan company. You start to wonder, how long is the underwriting...

What Happens When You Sell a House With a Reverse Mortgage?

What Happens When You Sell a House With a Reverse Mortgage?

Selling a house is no easy task, and having a reverse mortgage on it can make the process more difficult. Knowing what will happen to the reverse mortgage once you sell a house can help you prepare for the aftermath of closing on the house. When you sell a house with...

Which City in South Dakota Has the Best Weather?

Which City in South Dakota Has the Best Weather?

The state of South Dakota has long, cold winters and warm, pleasant summers.  When looking for the city with the best weather, it is important to take into consideration the average temperatures, snowfall, and inclement weather.    The city with the...

Can an Heir Refinance a Reverse Mortgage?

Can an Heir Refinance a Reverse Mortgage?

If you’re an heir on a reverse mortgage, you’ll eventually be responsible for closing the loan when the last borrower passes away. Maybe the inevitable has happened, and you’re now wondering what to do, or you’re planning. You may decide to keep the property, but can...

Do Homes Have Basements in Georgia

Do Homes Have Basements in Georgia

If you have viewed Georgia home listings on Zillow, the basement would be a common missing feature. You may find a few in Georgia (particularly in Northern Georgia), but not many. And there is a reason for this.  Generally, Georgia homes do not have basements...