Evergreen Insights

Home Buying   /    September 24 2019
Navigating the Costs of Home Buying

When it comes to purchasing a home, navigating the home buying process and understanding the costs involved, as well as looking five or even 10 years down the line, can be tricky. We’ve tried to make it easier with a few resources and calculators to help you as you think about your homeownership and financial goals. Here are a few resources to consider.

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Company   /    September 11 2019
Evergreen Cares Foundation Spotlight: Food Lifeline Volunteer Event

Recently, our Home Office Human Resources team volunteered at Food Lifeline, an organization dedicated to solving hunger in Western Washington.

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Refinance   /    August 28 2019
An Iraq Veteran’s Tenacity Pays Off with Major Savings and Room to Help Other Vets

Former Marine Corporal Jeff Landay understands how to face a challenge and persevere. During a tour in Iraq, an IED explosion ripped through his Humvee. While Jeff managed to grab the wheel and steer to safety, his injuries would ultimately end his distinguished military career.

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Build and Remodel   /    August 27 2019
Building Your Dream Home

Like many house hunters, you might not realize that building your home from the ground up is much more possible than you might think. Before assuming that a new build is out of reach, let’s consider the pros and cons.

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Build and Remodel   /    July 24 2019
The Real-Life Fixer-Upper: How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Renovation

Undertaking home renovation can seem like a huge task, but don’t let it deter you from creating your dream space.

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Home Buying   /    June 25 2019
Tips on Organizing Your Move

You can make moving easier by planning and organizing. Before letting the move get the best of you, check out our moving tips.

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Home Buying   /    May 29 2019
Reverse Mortgage Myths: Clearing Up Common Misconceptions

Here are some of the most common misconceptions about reverse mortgages— and the truth behind these myths.

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Home Buying   /    May 20 2019
How to Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan

You have visions of your dream home. You may have even toured a couple open houses. But before you fully jump into house hunting, consider getting pre-approved for your home loan. In doing so, you can shop with confidence and increase your buying power in a competitive market.

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Home Buying   /    April 29 2019
Determining the Right Down Payment for First-Time Homebuyers

First-time homebuyers are often bombarded with advice when they’re looking for their dream home. One of the most asked topics revolves around determining the right down payment amount. Twenty percent of the purchase price of the home used to be the gold standard, but today, the real answer depends on many factors.

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Refinance   /    April 11 2019
The Best Time to Refinance A Home Loan

As a homeowner, you may find that your home loan needs change over time. Interest rate fluctuations and available loan programs often leave homeowners asking themselves when should I refinance?

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