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Here's Why Youngstown Is a Great Place to Call Home

Local residents already know that Northeast Ohio is a great place to call home, but people who are considering a move into the Mahoning Valley might be wondering what our area has to offer. Luckily, all one needs to do to find out is visit YoungstownLive.com, a treasure trove of useful information for visitors and locals alike! If you want to get an idea of what makes Youngstown so great, check out the website's excellent video tour of the area below:

Refinance Now While Mortgage Rates Are Still Low

If you think that you can stop watching mortgage rates once you've purchased a home, think again. After rising throughout most of last year, mortgage rates have fallen significantly over the last several months, which means that now is the perfect time to look into refinancing. In fact, a recent report from data and analytics company Black Knight determined that 4.9 million U.S. homeowners could significantly reduce their interest rates if they were to refinance their mortgage! As readers of this blog will know from a prior post, those who refinance their mortgage to a lower rate stand to save thousands of dollars over the life of their loan.

Prevent a Break-In With These Summer Security Tips

Summer will be here before you know it, so now is a good time to consider an unpleasant possibility: a home burglary. Most people assume that it will never happen to them (until it's too late), but you don't have to be one of them! A home burglary occurs every 13 seconds in the United States for a total of over 2 million per year, but there are a number of ways that you can reduce your risk. These simple steps can stop your home from becoming an easy target.