Category: Mortgage Information Center

5 Key Tips To Prepare For A Quick Mortgage Approval

5 Key Tips To Prepare For A Quick Mortgage Approval

March 5, 2019 |

Whether you’re finally prepared to get into the real estate market or you want to know how you can make a deal quick, there are a few necessary documents you’ll need to prove your reliability to a mortgage lender.

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Down Payment Money Saving Mistakes

Down Payment Money Saving Mistakes

March 1, 2019 |

Are you saving up money for a down payment? Saving money to put down on a home is always a smart idea, but there are right ways and wrong ways to go about it. Understanding how to best save for a down payment will go a long way toward ensuring you’re ready when you finally find the house of your dreams.

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8 Ways To Maintain A Great Credit Score

8 Ways To Maintain A Great Credit Score

February 28, 2019 |

Having an excellent credit score is very useful. The following are some tips on how to maintain a superb credit score.

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Managing Finances Before Applying For A Mortgage

Managing Finances Before Applying For A Mortgage

February 26, 2019 |

Are you planning on using a mortgage to help cover the cost of a new home? If so, you will want to prepare your finances and figure out how you will manage all those wallet-draining monthly expenses. Let’s take a look at how to run a quick financial health check to ensure you are ready to apply for a mortgage.

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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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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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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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3 Green and Gorgeous Trends in Home Design

3 Green and Gorgeous Trends in Home Design

February 6, 2019 |

These days, people want energy-efficient homes that look great. To answer the call of passionate environmentalists, developer are rising to the occasion and designing home features that minimize waste, save energy and reuse reclaimed materials. The results are gorgeous, green homes that help move the sustainable living trend forward.

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Differences Between A Short Sale And A Foreclosure

Differences Between A Short Sale And A Foreclosure

February 5, 2019 |

If you’re looking to get an untraditional deal on a new home purchase, you may encounter either a short sale or a foreclosure. These two terms refer to sales that are not usual. As a homebuyer, it’s important to understand the differences between them and how each one might affect your buying experience.

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