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Posts in category Savings

Texans Are Paying Less on Mortgage Debt Than the Rest of the Country

September 8, 2017 | by Guest Posts
Texas homeowners have less mortgage debt than the rest of the U.S. thanks to home prices below the national average, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.

What Would You Do with an Extra $2,000 Every Year?

June 2, 2017 | by Katie Claflin
June is National Homeownership Month, and we want to take this opportunity to educate first-time buyers about our Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program, which can save you up to $2,000 every year on your income taxes and put more of your hard-earned money back into your pocket.

Need Help with Your Down Payment? Consider a Matched Savings Program

September 16, 2016 | by Katie Claflin
Do you want to buy a home, but you're worried you don't have enough for the down payment? For this blog post, we want to focus on a valuable savings resource for home buying hopefuls—matched savings programs.