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April 17 2019

How Much Home Can I Afford?

You probably already know that budget is a huge determining factor when buying a home. As a result, it’s important to....

March 04 2019

USDA Loans vs. FHA Loans

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) loans and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans have similar, yet distinct....

February 15 2019

Home Loans for Low-Income Families

Nowadays, you don’t need 20% down and an above-average income to purchase a home. With the right knowledge and an ....

November 19 2018

FHA Loan Requirements

Those looking to obtain a home mortgage loan may be interested in applying for an FHA loan. This type of financing tends....

October 29 2018

What Does a 203(k) Loan Do?

A 203(k) loan is a type of mortgage loan that is guaranteed by the government agency Federal Housing Administration....

October 10 2018

How to Get a Mortgage With Low to No Down Payment

Home ownership not only results in financial benefits as a great investment, but it’s also a rewarding source of personal....

September 27 2018

What Are the Benefits of a USDA Rural Development Loan?

A USDA rural development loan—also referred to as a USDA or rural loan—is a type of mortgage financing for home buyers....

September 19 2018

How to Choose the Right Mortgage Company

Buying a house is a decision that will affect you for years to come, so it's important to choose the right loan, and the....

August 09 2018

Where to Get an FHA Home Loan on Long Island

When you’re looking to get a loan from a mortgage lender on Long Island, you have the option to go to any one you want.....

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 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....

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