Home Mortgage Tips

Speeding Up the Close: Five Tips on How to Close Your Mortgage Loan Faster So You Can Start Moving In
By September 17, 2014 Read More →

Speeding Up the Close: Five Tips on How to Close Your Mortgage Loan Faster So You Can Start Moving In

When a seller accepts an offer from a buyer, the process of obtaining the property has just begun. The buyer now has to conduct an inspection, get approval from an attorney and obtain a mortgage – all of which can be time consuming. Here are a few ways that you can speed up the mortgage process and close the deal sooner.

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Looking to Pay Back Your Mortgage Faster? Three Reasons to Consider Switching to Bi-weekly Payments
By September 16, 2014 Read More →

Looking to Pay Back Your Mortgage Faster? Three Reasons to Consider Switching to Bi-weekly Payments

What are some of the reasons why it may be beneficial to make two payments a month instead of one? Here are three reasons why you should ditch the monthly fees and make payments once every two weeks.

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FHA Home Loans: How to Pre-apply and Get Approved Before Making a Home Purchase Commitment
By September 10, 2014 Read More →

FHA Home Loans: How to Pre-apply and Get Approved Before Making a Home Purchase Commitment

Thanks to the FHA home loan program, you can apply for loan approval before you’ve found a home that you want to buy – which means you know what you can afford before you start your house hunt.

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Children Leaving the Nest? 3 Pieces of Sage Advice You Can Share About How to Manage a Mortgage
By September 4, 2014 Read More →

Children Leaving the Nest? 3 Pieces of Sage Advice You Can Share About How to Manage a Mortgage

As your sons or daughters prepare to take the plunge into home ownership, make sure they follow three crucial tips that will help them during the mortgage process.

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Applying for a Mortgage? Three Questions Your Lender Will Ask You – and How to Prepare Your Answers
By September 3, 2014 Read More →

Applying for a Mortgage? Three Questions Your Lender Will Ask You – and How to Prepare Your Answers

Before approving a mortgage, your lender is going to have to do his due diligence to ensure that you can afford a loan large enough to pay for a house. Here’s how you can prepare to answer these questions in a way that will increase your likelihood of approval.

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Refi or Wait? How to Choose Between Refinancing Your Mortgage Now or Waiting Until You Need the Money
By August 27, 2014 Read More →

Refi or Wait? How to Choose Between Refinancing Your Mortgage Now or Waiting Until You Need the Money

For those homeowners who have lived in their home for more than a few years, pulling equity out of the property is a tempting potential benefit. However, with property values and interest rates adjusting frequently, you may wonder if now is the best time to refinance your mortgage.

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Separation Anxiety: How to Deal with a Joint Mortgage Loan in the Event of a Divorce
By August 21, 2014 Read More →

Separation Anxiety: How to Deal with a Joint Mortgage Loan in the Event of a Divorce

During the course of a marriage, it is common for the couple to acquire property together. In this article we’ll share a few tips on how to deal with a joint mortgage loan in the event of a divorce.

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Scam Alert! Three Mortgage Modification Scams to Watch out for (And How to Avoid Them)
By August 19, 2014 Read More →

Scam Alert! Three Mortgage Modification Scams to Watch out for (And How to Avoid Them)

As if homeowners who are facing foreclosure don’t have enough to worry about, a multitude of loan modification scam artists have invaded the internet, public files and even foreclosure notices in newspapers in hopes of targeting their next victim.

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Can’t Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage? Here Are Three Tips to Try to Get a Mortgage Approval
By August 14, 2014 Read More →

Can’t Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage? Here Are Three Tips to Try to Get a Mortgage Approval

Few people in the world can afford to pay the entire cost of a new home upfront, which is why banks and other financial institutions offer mortgages. If you are having trouble getting approved for a mortgage, try using these easy tips.

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Mortgage Terms 101: Understanding ‘Cash-Out Refinancing’ and How to Determine if It’s Worth It
By August 13, 2014 Read More →

Mortgage Terms 101: Understanding ‘Cash-Out Refinancing’ and How to Determine if It’s Worth It

By learning more about what a cash-out refinance is and what the pros and cons of this type of refinance loan are, you can make a decision that is best for your current and future plans.

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