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About Brian Harris

Brian Harris

Brian Harris

Editor, New American Funding

Brian is the Editor in Marketing for New American Funding. In this role, he leverages his 20+ years of copywriting and copyediting skills to support the company’s key messaging objectives in the online and print categories. During his career, he has worked across a continuum of industries serving the B2B and B2C markets. Brian attended California State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications: Journalism and a Minor Degree in Political Science.

Posts by Brian Harris

Real Estate Investing 101

At some point, you’ve probably heard some talk about investing in real estate, and you may have wondered if it was right for you.

How to Create a Personal or Household Budget in 2021

Whether you are trying to build credit, pay off student debt, or are looking to buy a house or condo, having a personal or household budget in place for your finances is a smart move.

Buying a Home in a Different State - What You Need to Know in 2021

Interested in buying a home out of state? This can be a challenging process, especially if you don't know the area well. As more employees are working from home and moving into more affordable housing markets, relocating is becoming a real possibility.

How to Stop Paying Mortgage Insurance

When buying a home, your focus is often on getting the deal done with as low a down payment as possible.

Forecasting the 2021 Housing Market

It’s a New Year and that means bold new predictions for what 2021 may hold for the housing market. While there’s no way to absolutely know what’s ahead, there are some trends and signs that may offer a glimpse of what factors might impact the housing market this year, as well as few constants.

Homeownership Trivia: 12 Facts to Share

In honor of National Trivia Day, here are a dozen interesting facts about homeownership that may surprise you…or at least they will provide you with some memorable minutiae to use throughout the day.

How to Save Money for a Rainy Day and Emergency Fund

Saving money can be a challenge. However, setting aside money for a rainy day or emergency fund can be advantageous if you encounter an unexpected cost. Even if you’re cash strapped, there are still smart choices you can make.

Acceptable Down Payment Sources for a Mortgage

If you’re thinking, “I want to buy a home,” there are some important things to be aware of—especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. One important factor to consider is the down payment.

Renting vs. Buying a Home: Which is Right for You?

For many people, owning a home is the ultimate fulfillment of the American Dream. Buying a home is a major life decision, but is it the right time for you to buy?

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

So, it’s almost Halloween and you’re looking for a clever costume idea that’s fast, simple, and affordable. No problem! Whether you’re celebrating Halloween virtually, at home with immediate family, or in a small, socially distanced group, there’s plenty of low-cost, DIY costume possibilities.

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