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May 25 2018

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval vs. Commitment Letter

Buying a home can be competitive, whether it’s a buyer’s or a seller’s market. You may find the perfect property that....

May 18 2018

5 Things to Know About Fannie Mae HomeStyle Loans

The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly referred to as FNMA or Fannie Mae, offers the HomeStyle® Renovation....

May 04 2018

What Is the Mortgage Escrow Process?

The term “escrow” is applicable to various industries, but you’re probably most familiar with it in the context of buying....

April 18 2018

6 Benefits of a VA Loan

If you or your spouse has ever served or is currently serving in the military, you may be eligible for a VA loan. This....

April 04 2018

Can You Add Renovation Costs to Your Mortgage?

Some home buyers are only interested in move-in ready properties, but others are open to looking at fixer uppers. While....

March 23 2018

6 Tips for Getting a Mortgage Loan

When it comes time to buy your first home or move into another that better fits your needs, getting a mortgage loan is a....

March 09 2018

What Are 203(k) Loan Requirements?

There are significant advantages to securing a 203(k) loan, which is backed by the government agency Federal Housing....

February 08 2018

4 Facts About FHA Home Loans

There are a wide range of mortgages available for home buyers to consider. FHA home loans are just one option and are....

January 30 2018

4 Types of Mortgage Loans that Home Buyers Should Consider

For many people, they’re going to need some financial assistance in order to achieve their dream of homeownership. This....

September 26 2017

Mortgage Dos and Don'ts to Keep in Mind

Whether you are a first-time home buyer looking to (finally!) move out of your parents’ house, or an experienced home....

September 25 2017

What Are the Income Requirements of a USDA Loan?

At first thought, people may think USDA loans are meant for those living way out in the country, far removed from city or....

September 13 2017

What Is the Jumbo Loan Limit?

If you're thinking of buying a house that could be more expensive than the average property in your area, you may need a....

August 02 2017

Are VA Loans Assumable?

Military veterans receive a wide range of benefits during and after their service. The opportunity to get a VA home loan....

July 31 2017

What Are the Closing Costs for a USDA Loan?

If you've already begun seeking out a mortgage and researching the different types of loan options available, you've....

July 27 2017

The Difference Between Conventional and FHA Loans

When you need a mortgage, you will quickly learn that there are many different types available. Some mortgages are....

July 25 2017

Where Can You Get a Home Renovation Loan?

Whether you've found a great fixer-upper or if you simply want to renovate and update your current home, you're going to....

July 24 2017

What Are the Current Jumbo Mortgage Rates?

If you want to purchase a home worth $400,000 or more, you may need to get a jumbo loan to cover the cost. Jumbo loans....

July 05 2017

Is a Duplex a Good Investment?

Whether you're looking to buy a home for your family or planning to get into real estate, buying a duplex could be a good....

June 26 2017

Buying a House in the Summer

Summer is one of the most popular times to buy a house in most markets, second only to spring. Why is that, and should....

June 21 2017

10 Steps to Buying a House

Buying a house can seem complicated, but it's easier than you think. Here's how to buy a house in 10 steps.

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