Home Mortgage Tips

Buy Your Home Today: Understanding Why It’s a Bad Idea to Try and Time the Mortgage Market
By October 25, 2016 Read More →

Buy Your Home Today: Understanding Why It’s a Bad Idea to Try and Time the Mortgage Market

It’s often the case that people will opt to postpone home ownership until the best rates are available or it’s a more stable investment, but in an ever-shifting market it may not be the best decision to put such a sizeable investment off. Here are some reasons you may want to start putting your time into searching for a home.

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Forget Mortgage Apps: 5 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Use a Human Mortgage Broker
By October 20, 2016 Read More →

Forget Mortgage Apps: 5 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Use a Human Mortgage Broker

While many modern apps can be quite convenient, there are a few reasons you may want to use a knowledgeable mortgage professional to ensure the credibility of your most important purchase.

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The Major Keys to Understanding When It’s Time to Refinance Your Mortgage
By October 18, 2016 Read More →

The Major Keys to Understanding When It’s Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

As a homeowner, you may have heard the term refinancing without being aware of exactly what it means, but there are a lot of pros and cons associated with what it can do for your financial situation. While getting a different new loan for your mortgage can be a good financial decision in certain situations, here are some things you should consider before you decide that this is the right choice for you.

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Planning to Get a Mortgage in 2017? 4 Reasons Why It’s Time to Start Paying Down Other Debts Now
By October 13, 2016 Read More →

Planning to Get a Mortgage in 2017? 4 Reasons Why It’s Time to Start Paying Down Other Debts Now

Buying a home is an ideal investment for many people because not only is it a place that belongs to them, it can also be very beneficial financially. While you may be strongly considering buying a home for these reasons, it’s also important to be in good financial health so that your ideal home purchase is within reach. If you’re currently perusing the market for prospects, here are some reasons you should pay down debt before taking the leap into home ownership.

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The Pros and Cons of Using Your Savings to Make Your Full 20 Percent Down Payment
By October 11, 2016 Read More →

The Pros and Cons of Using Your Savings to Make Your Full 20 Percent Down Payment

If you’ve been perusing the real estate market with the hope of purchasing a home, you may be aware that the often-touted amount you should put down is 20 percent. However, there are both good and bad things involved in investing so much money into your new home.

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3 Common Mistakes That First-time Mortgage Borrowers Make and How to Easily Avoid Them
By October 5, 2016 Read More →

3 Common Mistakes That First-time Mortgage Borrowers Make and How to Easily Avoid Them

Deciding to purchase a home will be one of the biggest investment decisions you’ll make in your life, but it can be confusing for the first-time home buyer to know all the ins and outs of buying a home. If you’re wondering what things first-time buyers often forget about before purchasing a home, here are three important things that you’ll want to keep in mind.

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Understanding Appraisals and What to Do If Your Home Doesn’t Appraise for Its Purchase Price
By October 4, 2016 Read More →

Understanding Appraisals and What to Do If Your Home Doesn’t Appraise for Its Purchase Price

It can be a bit of a surprise if your home turns out to be valued at less than the purchase price offered, but this is the type of thing that can occur in an appraisal situation. While this can change everything from your contract to the amount of your down payment, if your home has been appraised at less than you envisioned, here are some options you may want to consider.

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Investing in a Vacation Property? Learn What You’ll Need to Have to Get A Mortgage Approved
By September 16, 2016 Read More →

Investing in a Vacation Property? Learn What You’ll Need to Have to Get A Mortgage Approved

While a second home can seem like a great purchase and solid investment opportunity, there are different requirements that go into this type of purchase. If you’re considering a vacation home, you may want to be aware of the following financial factors.

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Mortgage Myths: Here’s Why You Don’t Need a Full 20 Percent Down Payment
By September 15, 2016 Read More →

Mortgage Myths: Here’s Why You Don’t Need a Full 20 Percent Down Payment

If you’re just getting into the real estate market, you may have heard that 20% down is the ideal percentage in order to lower your monthly payments and get your mortgage application approved. However, while 20% is often suggested, many people struggle to come up with this amount of money.

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Financing That Dream Home with a Mortgage? Here’s What to Expect on Closing Day
By September 13, 2016 Read More →

Financing That Dream Home with a Mortgage? Here’s What to Expect on Closing Day

When closing day finally arrives, there will still be a few last minute details that need to be taken care of. If you’re getting ready to solidify your home purchase and are wondering about the remaining paperwork and any unknown details, here are some things you can expect when it comes to making your purchase complete.

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