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Smart Ways To Create Equity Within Your Home

Smart Ways To Create Equity Within Your Home

Home equity is the difference between what your home can sell for and what you owe on it. Generally, the longer you own your home, the more equity you build.

By February 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What  Are The Requirements To Sell A Home Using An FHA Loan?

What Are The Requirements To Sell A Home Using An FHA Loan?

Before an owner can market a property to buyers that want to use a FHA loan, he will want to familiarize himself with the FHA’s standards. FHA won’t insure loans on just any property.

While their standards aren’t as stringent as they used to be, a home needs to be in relatively good condition to qualify for FHA financing.

By February 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What Is A Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What Is A Mortgage Pre-Approval?

When you are purchasing a home, your broker may recommend you obtain a mortgage pre-approval before you find the home of your dreams.

By February 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 18, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 18, 2014

Last week’s economic news was dominated by the first address by the new Fed chairperson, Janet Yellen.

Tuesday’s news included the Jobs Openings report for December 2013, which matched November’s reading of 4.0 million jobs available.

By February 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper

What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper

In your imagination it seems like a great idea – you purchase an older run-down property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams.

By February 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper

What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper

In your imagination it seems like a great idea – you purchase an older run-down property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams.

By February 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How A Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Help You Get A Better Deal On Your Home Purchase

How A Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Help You Get A Better Deal On Your Home Purchase

Oftentimes, when you are searching for a new home, it may seem obtaining a pre-approval for your mortgage loan is a waste of time and energy.

By February 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Can I Have A Co-Signer For My Mortgage Loan?

Can I Have A Co-Signer For My Mortgage Loan?

Like credit cards or car loans, some mortgages allow borrowers to have co-signers on the loan with them, enhancing their application.

By February 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
3 Important Credit Considerations Before You Apply For A Mortgage

3 Important Credit Considerations Before You Apply For A Mortgage

Before applying for a mortgage, borrowers need to build a plan for how they are going to manage their credit both going into the process and as they go through it.

By February 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 10, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 10, 2014

Residential Construction Spending Up

Last week’s mortgage and housing-related reports began with Construction Spending for December, with a reading of 0.10 percent or a seasonally adjusted $930.5 billion.

December’s reading fell short of an expected increase of 0.40 percent.

By February 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →