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Mortgages and Your Credit

Mortgages and Your Credit

When it comes to mortgages and your credit, there are a few main considerations. How Does My Credit Score Affect My Mortgage? It's no surprise that your credit score matters when buying a home a...

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Mortgage Refinancing

Mortgage Refinancing

You will need to provide the following for a mortgage refinance: A copy of your deed Two years W-2 forms (for each borrower) or 2 years of tax returns One month of pay stubs (for ea...

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Mortgage Home Buying Tips

Mortgage Home Buying Tips

Buying a House? Handy Tips for Mortgages and Home Buying. You want to buy a house. Great! But there's a lot to buying a new home. It's a big change that affects your life in several ways. That said...

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Should I get a 15 year or 30-year mortgage?

Should I get a 15 year or 30-year mortgage?

One of the common questions people have regarding mortgages is whether a 15 year or 30 year mortgage is better? Like many financial decisions, the right answer depends on your personal financial circu...

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Escrow Information

Escrow Information

You may have heard the word "escrow" thrown around, but what does it actually mean? Think of it like a budgeting tool built right into your mortgage payment. Like any loan, you’ll see part of your ...

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What Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Know

What Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Know

If you are a first-time homebuyer, now is a great time to consider buying a house. For one, experts expect rent costs to outpace home values in the coming years. Homeownership is also an excellent ...

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Foreclosure Prevention Assistance

Foreclosure Prevention Assistance

Struggling to pay your mortgage? Help is available. If you are experiencing difficulty making your mortgage payments then we may be able to help you. There are many resources now available and all ...

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Renters Can Do Better When They Go 'Home'

Renters Can Do Better When They Go 'Home'

If you're still renting and have been for years, now might be the time to reconsider. Today's low interest rates could put your house payment on par with that rent check and you'll find you get much m...

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Mortgage Interest Rates and Buying a Home

Mortgage Interest Rates and Buying a Home

What Affects Mortgage Interest Rates When Buying a Home? Once people decide they'd like to buy a home, they want to know what interest rate they can expect from a mortgage. After all, buying a home...

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Six Steps to Your New Home

Six Steps to Your New Home

(The Seventh is Through the Front Door) Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or seasoned homeowner, purchasing a new place to live can be an exciting time. It can also be a little stressful. Th...

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Low Mortgage Rates Lure Younger Homebuyers

Low Mortgage Rates Lure Younger Homebuyers

It seems more and more young professionals and newlyweds are becoming first-time homebuyers earlier in life. It's a good trend considering homeownership offers many advantages over renting. It's al...

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4 Reasons for a Home Improvement Loan

4 Reasons for a Home Improvement Loan

There are some things that go along with owning a home. Home improvements are near the top of this list. The range of home improvements runs from the very small cosmetic improvements to the major stru...

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