Home Buying Tips in the Digital Age

The Internet is much more than a tool for casual browsing. It’s ingrained in everything we do – from paying bills to shopping for a home. Among all generations of home buyers, the first step taken in the home search process was to look online for properties, according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2022 Home Buyer […]

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Tips to Help Simplify the Homebuying Process

In recognition of National Homebuyers Month, FVSBank and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) are encouraging guests and prospective homeowners to consult their trusted local community banker about how to make the homebuying process easier and more affordable. “Owning a home is a major financial undertaking and can ben an important component in building […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Buying Your First Home with Confidence

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life. Most of us fake our way through the process, following the lead of a realtor. But before you dial up your real estate agent and start packing your boxes, here are some things you can know in order to feel more […]

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6 Things to know about saving for a down payment on a home

FACT: Unless you are able to obtain a VA loan, you are probably going to need a down payment if you are planning on purchasing a home. Down payment minimum requirements can range from a VA loans 0% to 10% or more. WHEDA, offered through FVSBank, has a first-time homeowners program that will allow qualified borrowers […]

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Everything You Need To Know About WHEDA Loans

With a lower cost of living than many other places in the nation, it’s no surprise that so many people want to call Wisconsin home. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or you’ve purchased property in the Badger State before, you may not be familiar with all of the mortgage options available to you. Here’s a […]

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