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Mortgage News, Tips and Resources

August 01 2018

5 Programs to Help Veterans Buy a Home

There are thousands of military veterans and active-duty service members in the United States, and many need financial....

July 30 2018

5 Home Safety Tips for your Summer Vacation

#MoneySavingMonday Getting ready for a family vacation? Check out these tips to avoid any unwanted guests to your home....

July 10 2018

The Pros & Cons of Getting a Rehab Mortgage

Those looking to purchase or refinance a home and renovate it have additional mortgage options compared to those who just....

July 02 2018

What Does the FHA Do?

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). While....

June 29 2018

Fast Fact Friday: 30% of first-time home buyers are now Millennials

#FastFactFriday - 30% of first-time home buyers are now Millennials - It's a digital world

 

June 22 2018

Fast Fact Friday: Is there such a thing as getting Pre-Approved too early?

#FastFactFriday - Is there such a thing as getting pre-approved too early in the home buying process? Is it better to....
June 08 2018

What Impacts Your Credit Score?

When looking to secure a home mortgage loan, your credit score must be up to par. While some loans are more flexible than....

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....

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