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Spring Brings Options for Change and New Projects at Home
As seen on The Rhode Show - Spring is all about renewal and change, and when it comes to home ownership, there is a lot to consider – from a robust housing market to planning for home improvement projects.

Washington Trust Mortgage Company Announces New Team for Greater Hartford Area of Connecticut
Washington Trust Mortgage Company recently announced its newly compiled team serving the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut.

Washington Trust Offers Assistance to Homebuyers Through FHLBank Boston Program
The Washington Trust Company has been selected to participate in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s Equity Builder Program, which assists local homebuyers with down-payment and closing costs as well as homebuyer counseling and rehabilitation assistance.

Reverse Mortgage FAQs
Reverse mortgage 101 will help answer your reverse mortgage questions. Reverse Mortgages 101 - continue reading >>>

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.

6 Items for Your New Home’s To Do List
Now that you’re settling in to your new home, there are some important things you need to consider.

7 Pointers to Help Seniors Live at Home Longer
The vast majority of older Americans want to remain in their homes as they grow older, also known as aging in place. Washington Trust is offering the following tips for those considering this option. Take a hard look at your finances. Arrange a meeting with a trusted family member or friend and a banker. It’s critical to understand your financial resources, how long they’ll last and what housing options are the most cost effective for you.

6 Tips for Saving for Your Down Payment
Before you can make the transition from renting your home to owning your home, you will need to have a substantial down payment, typically 5 to 20 percent of the home’s value.