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Tips on Planning a Fall Home Improvement or Renovation Project
There is a lot to look at before taking on a big Fall project, from assessing your goals and finances to planning ahead to consider your every need and want, no matter how big or small.

 Home Ownership and Financial Independence Post Divorce
70% of all divorces involve real estate transactions, so, knowing your options and having an advocate to see you through your transition to financial independence is essential.

Get Your Home and Finances Ready Before You Vacation
Before you head out to your destination, follow these steps to get yourself, your finances and your home ready.

Emotions Aside, How to Choose the Right Home
When buying a home, it is easy to get caught up in emotions. The best way to determine if a house has the potential to be your dream home is to visually apply your daily life to it.

Do’s and Don’ts of the Mortgage Process
Preparation is key to navigating today’s housing market. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to remember once you’ve begun the mortgage process…

Simple Tips to Green Your Home
Whether you’re a renter or a homeowner, going Green will not only cut your costs, but can also add value to your home.

I Luv RI™ Community Lending
As seen on The Rhode Show - Washington Trust is committed to helping our neighbors find a place to call home. Our new I Luv RI™ Community Lending Program provides an affordable, less stressful option to help Rhode Island homebuyers reach that goal.

Reverse Mortgages 101
As seen on The Rhode Show - Here is a quick primer on the ins and outs of reverse mortgages and why they can be a good option to help some seniors through retirement.

7 Things To Remember When Hiring A Contractor
A home improvement loan is a great way to help pay for big or small upgrades and remodels to your home. Washington Trust’s Home Improvement Express Loan is perfect for financing roof or window repairs, a new patio or driveway, a new furnace, or any other home improvement on your list.

The opinions expressed in this newsletter are those of the author and may not reflect those of The Washington Trust Company. The information in this report has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy and completeness are not guaranteed. Any opinions expressed herein are subject to change at any time without notice. Any person relying upon this information shall be solely responsible for the consequences of such reliance. Performance is historical and does not guarantee future results.

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