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3 Tips to Consider when Shopping for a Second Mortgage

3 Tips to Consider when Shopping for a Second Mortgage

Whether you’re considering a second mortgage to consolidate your debt or complete some home renovations, there can be a lot that goes into making this financial decision. If this is an option you’re seriously considering, here are some basics to know before deciding to on this route.

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
3 Mortgage Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Money

3 Mortgage Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Money

Purchasing a home can be one of the most exciting and stabilizing investments of your life, but because of the expense, there are many ways you may be spending more money than you should. If you’re wondering about the financial soundness of your home investment, here are some things to consider before putting anything down.

By July 13, 2016 Read More →
3 Things Your Mortgage Broker Wishes You Knew

3 Things Your Mortgage Broker Wishes You Knew

As the mortgage market has become more competitive, it has become a more common choice for many people to choose a mortgage broker to assist them with the lending process. While it’s great to have someone to help you with the fine details, there are some important differences between what a mortgage broker does and what you might think they do, so here are some things to be aware of.

By July 12, 2016 Read More →
4 Ways to Help Your Mortgage Transaction Close On Time

4 Ways to Help Your Mortgage Transaction Close On Time

When you’ve finally found the home you’re looking for at the right price, it’s easy to think that the hard part is over; however, there’s still a lot to do in order to ensure your purchase goes through without a hitch. If you’re tying up the loose ends on your home purchase, here are some things you should do to avoid any unnecessary delays.

By July 8, 2016 Read More →
The 4 Most Common Mortgage Questions, Answered

The 4 Most Common Mortgage Questions, Answered

Making the decision to purchase a home is one of the most significant investments most people will make in their life, and this automatically means there are a lot of questions that need to be answered before putting any money down. If you’re considering making the leap, here are some insights into some of the common questions you might have.

By July 6, 2016 Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 5, 2016

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 5, 2016

Last week’s economic events included S&P Case-Shiller’s Housing Market Indices for April along with reports on Construction Spending and Pending Home Sales. Consumer Confidence was higher in June in spite of low wage growth and inflation well below the Fed’s goal of 2.00 percent annually.

By July 5, 2016 Read More →
Pay Off Your Home Faster with These Mortgage Tips

Pay Off Your Home Faster with These Mortgage Tips

The monthly mortgage payment that goes into purchasing a home is frequently the most expensive cost per month that most people will incur, and that means that it can be helpful to know the tricks of the trade in squaring away this payment more quickly. If you’re looking for some simple tips to get your mortgage paid off a little sooner, here are some pointers that will help you get to this goal.

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
How To Host A Successful Open House

How To Host A Successful Open House

From fixing up all the minor repairs to cleaning the house top-to-bottom, there are a lot of small details that go into organizing the perfect open house. However, in the rush to organize everything, there are a number of to-do’s that are easy to forget about. If you’re currently prepping your home and don’t want to miss the important stuff, here are some things you should contemplate before setting the date.

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
Evaluating Neighborhoods: 4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home

Evaluating Neighborhoods: 4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home

From finding the right agent to discovering the home you can truly feel comfortable in, there are a variety of things involved in the home buying process. However, it’s important not to get caught up in the home and ignore altogether the community you’ll be living in. If you’re planning a move to a new neighborhood, here are some things you should look into before putting in an offer.

By June 29, 2016 Read More →
3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home Abroad

3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home Abroad

The call of fancy vacation locations and the additional earnings that can come along with this type of home may appeal to many homebuyers, but a lot of time and money can go into maintaining a second property. If you’re currently considering a vacation home for your own use or as a potential investment, here are a few factors to consider before jumping into the fray of a long distance home.

By June 28, 2016 Read More →