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Prequalified And Pre-approved: What's the Difference?

If you're thinking about buying a home, then you've probably heard the terms

Published on 07/21/2021

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Learn About Deducting Mortgage Interest From Your Taxes

Read on to learn what a mortgage deduction is, how much you can reduce from your taxable income, and how you can take advantage of this tax incentive.

Published on 07/14/2021

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FHA or VA Loan: Which is Better For Veterans?

When it comes down to it, what is the best -- FHA loans or VA loans? This article will help you understand and make an informed decision on which loan is best for you.

Published on 07/08/2021

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Exploring The Pros and Cons Of An Interest-Only Mortgage Loan

An interest-only mortgage starts with payments that only pay down the mortgage interest. Generally, this makes your monthly payments lower than a typical mortgage payment.

Published on 06/30/2021

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New Credit And How It Affects Your Credit Score

If you're applying for a home loan within the next few months and considering taking out a loan or applying for new credit before then, you'll want to get the facts.

Published on 06/23/2021

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All About Liens and Home Loans

A lien is a property right someone else has on your property and gives the lienholder legal power to take your property as compensation if you default on your payments or break the contract terms.

Published on 06/16/2021

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Is Buying A Home With Bad Credit A Smart Choice?

Have less-than-optimal credit? That doesn't necessarily mean you have to put your dreams of homeownership on pause.

Published on 06/09/2021

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Is Buying A Home Without Real Estate Agent A Good Idea?

Here's what you need to know about working with an agent and how to go about purchasing a home without one should you choose to.

Published on 06/03/2021

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How Does A Home Equity Line Of Credit (HELOC) Work?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a type of mortgage loan that acts similar to a credit card, except the line of available credit is tied to your home's equity.

Published on 05/26/2021

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Does Getting Preapproved For A Home Loan Matter?

But despite this stiff competition, it's still a great time to buy! Here are the top advantages of getting preapproved for a mortgage before getting serious about shopping for a home.

Published on 05/19/2021

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What Does A Title Company Do?

In this blog, we'll go over how a title company determines legal ownership and the process of transferring the title.

Published on 05/12/2021

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What Is A Second Mortgage and Its Benefits?

When you get a second mortgage, you use your home as collateral to gain access to cash locked up in the value of your home.

Published on 05/05/2021

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Get the Facts About Escrow Shortages

An escrow account is for making payments toward your real estate fees like taxes and insurance. It helps make these fees more manageable through monthly installments rather than paying a large lump sum when these bills are due.

Published on 04/28/2021

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Get the Facts About Escrow Shortages

An escrow account is for making payments toward your real estate fees like taxes and insurance. It helps make these fees more manageable through monthly installments rather than paying a large lump sum when these bills are due.

Published on 04/28/2021

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The Basics of Buying A Foreclosed Home

Curious about buying a foreclosed home? Here's what you need to know to get started.

Published on 04/21/2021

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Your Guide to Refinancing Your Condo

A condo refi is similar to refinancing any other home. The lender will look at your income, assets, and credit to ascertain your qualification. Plus, the condo will also be appraised to determine the property value. However, since there are more variables when refinancing a condo, such as shared amenities, lenders usually conduct a condo review.

Published on 04/14/2021