Category: Mortgage Information Center

Inexpensive Updates That Will Appeal To Buyers

Inexpensive Updates That Will Appeal To Buyers

February 21, 2019 |

While you could spend tens of thousands of dollars or more completing a home makeover, there are more than a few budget-minded ideas that you may consider.

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5 Simple Tips To Make Your Home Showings Easier

5 Simple Tips To Make Your Home Showings Easier

February 20, 2019 |

Your real estate agent will likely give you 24 hours’ notice before bringing over interested buyers to see your home. Sometimes eager buyers may request less of an advance, or even ask for a last minute showing.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 19th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 19th, 2019

February 19, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on the Consumer Price Index, Core CPI, Retail Sales and Retail Sales excluding autos. The University of Michigan also released its Consumer Sentiment Index. Weekly readings for mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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3 Ways To Help Your Kids Deal With The Move

3 Ways To Help Your Kids Deal With The Move

February 15, 2019 |

Kids of all ages often have a hard time dealing with moving. They may not be able to understand why the family can’t stay in the same place forever. Even with explanations, children often can’t readily envision how amazing the new place will be.

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5 Tips To Price Your Home To Sell For Top Dollar

5 Tips To Price Your Home To Sell For Top Dollar

February 14, 2019 |

Many home sellers are confused about how to price their home to sell. It’s definitely challenging to try and find that sweet spot between pricing it low enough so it flies off the market without undercutting the home’s value.

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Garage Organization Ideas For Your New Home

Garage Organization Ideas For Your New Home

February 13, 2019 |

Now that you have a beautiful new home with a garage, the fun of organizing can begin. When your garage is well organized, everything is much easier. You can get home projects finished faster, get out the door quicker and better enjoy all your sporting activities.

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5 Ways Bridge Loans Help Real Estate Investors Increase Profits

5 Ways Bridge Loans Help Real Estate Investors Increase Profits

February 12, 2019 |

Bridge loans, which are also commonly referred to as interim financing, gap financing or swing loans, help a motivated home buyer to secure financing before their home or investment property sells. Lenders can usually modify these flexible loans to accommodate a person’s unique needs.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 11th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 11th, 2019

February 11, 2019 |

Last week’s economic news included Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.

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How To Keep Your Pets Safe During Your Home Sale

How To Keep Your Pets Safe During Your Home Sale

February 8, 2019 |

If you have pet, you probably wonder what you can do to keep them safe after you decide to put your home up for sale. With all the disruption going on during a home sale, it’s all too easy for pets to get lost, frightened or even injured. Learn how to keep your beloved pets safe during your home sale.

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How To Handle Common Homeowner Challenges

How To Handle Common Homeowner Challenges

February 7, 2019 |

It takes hard work to achieve the American Dream of homeownership. Everyday people work to save for a down payment and build a good credit score. When you turn the key to your first home or dream home, the sweat equity feels well worth it.

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