Finance a Home, Creatively

Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs. These programs give qualified applicants loans or grants to cover all or part of your required down payment. National programs include the Nehemiah program, Getdownpayment.com, and the American Dream Down Payment Fund from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Explore seller financing. In some cases, […]

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12 Things That Trip Up Homebuyers

If you’re buying a house, don’t make these mistakes that could derail a sale or leave you with a lemon. Reviewing some paperwork for the first time at closing can be stressful – and upsetting – for homebuyers. (Getty Images) Buying a house is supposed to be the American dream, but it can turn into a nightmare for […]

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CITY SPEAK: HOLIDAY REFLECTIONS…

by Craig McFarland, Mayor of Casa Grande The holidays always inspire me to reflect on things – What was good this year? What was not? What did we accomplish this year? What did we not? And all the while, I’m always remembering our growing horizon! I have been in office for one year, and I’ve […]

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