Home Mortgage Tips

The Down Payment: Everything You Need to Know About Your Down Payment on a New Home
By November 18, 2014 Read More →

The Down Payment: Everything You Need to Know About Your Down Payment on a New Home

Whether you’re just starting to shop for a new home or you’ve found the perfect house and are crafting your offer, if you’re taking out a mortgage to help cover your real estate purchase you’ve likely given some thought to your down payment.

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Refinancing Your Mortgage: Understanding the Various Types of Refinancing
By November 13, 2014 Read More →

Refinancing Your Mortgage: Understanding the Various Types of Refinancing

In today’s blog post we’ll introduce mortgage refinancing and discuss a few of the ways that you can use this tool to help accomplish your financial goals.

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How to Use a Mortgage Calculator to Determine Your Monthly Payments, Interest and More
By November 12, 2014 Read More →

How to Use a Mortgage Calculator to Determine Your Monthly Payments, Interest and More

Are you thinking about using a mortgage to buy a new home? In this blog post we’ll discuss mortgage calculators and how to use one of these tools to determine your monthly mortgage payments, interest charges, amortization periods and more.

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Did You Know That Your FICO Score Can Drastically Affect Your Mortgage? Here’s Why
By November 6, 2014 Read More →

Did You Know That Your FICO Score Can Drastically Affect Your Mortgage? Here’s Why

Let’s take a quick look at how FICO credit scores can affect your mortgage and share a couple of ways that you can boost your score to ensure your application is approved.

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You Ask, We Answer: What is a “Reverse Mortgage”?
By November 5, 2014 Read More →

You Ask, We Answer: What is a “Reverse Mortgage”?

In today’s blog post we’ll explore reverse mortgage loans, explaining how they work and whether or not you’re qualified to receive one.

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Have You Had Trouble Getting a Mortgage? Three Tips for Sprucing Up Your Credit Before Reapplying
By November 4, 2014 Read More →

Have You Had Trouble Getting a Mortgage? Three Tips for Sprucing Up Your Credit Before Reapplying

In this post we’ll share three quick tips for sprucing up your personal credit before reapplying for a mortgage. With a bit of luck and hard work you can be on your way to purchasing that new dream home.

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Buying a Home? 4 Steps You Can Take to Ensure You Start out with a Low Monthly Mortgage Payment
By October 28, 2014 Read More →

Buying a Home? 4 Steps You Can Take to Ensure You Start out with a Low Monthly Mortgage Payment

Are you thinking about buying a new house or condo? If so, you’ve likely given some thought to your mortgage and as to how you can pay as little as possible in order to own your new home.

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Did You Know: Five Factors That Lenders Won’t Even Consider When Assessing You For a Mortgage
By October 23, 2014 Read More →

Did You Know: Five Factors That Lenders Won’t Even Consider When Assessing You For a Mortgage

In today’s blog post we’ll look at five factors that a lender or mortgage underwriter won’t consider when assessing your suitability for a mortgage loan.

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First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved
By October 21, 2014 Read More →

First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved

If you’re going to be taking out a mortgage to help pay for the up-front costs of your home, you’ll want to get a head start on the approval process. With that in mind, here are four handy tips to ensure that your mortgage application is approved on your first try.

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Refinance Now or Wait? How to Determine the Best Time to Refinance Your Mortgage
By October 15, 2014 Read More →

Refinance Now or Wait? How to Determine the Best Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

Let’s take a quick look at a few questions that you can ask yourself in order to determine whether you should refinance now or wait until sometime in the future.

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