Tag: Mortgage

Simple Tips To Pay Off A Home Mortgage Loan Faster

Simple Tips To Pay Off A Home Mortgage Loan Faster

June 26, 2019 |

It is a major life decision to buy a home and yet many do not consider how much they will pay on the interest over the life of the loan. All they usually think about is if they can afford to pay the monthly mortgage payments.

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What Is A Reverse Mortgage?

What Is A Reverse Mortgage?

June 12, 2019 |

A reverse mortgage is a way to use the equity value that built up in a home to improve the quality of life for those who have appropriate circumstances when they reach the retirement age of 62 or older. With a reverse mortgage, a person continues to live in their own home and retains the title to it but does not have to make any monthly reverse mortgage payments.

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Can I Qualify For A Mortgage Without W-2 Income?

Can I Qualify For A Mortgage Without W-2 Income?

May 7, 2019 |

It’s more common these days to have non-traditional income that doesn’t fall into the W-2 category. Many people work in what is referred to as the “gig economy,” where income might come from a variety of freelance sources.

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Finding ‘Hard Money’ Lenders Is Easier Than You Think

Finding ‘Hard Money’ Lenders Is Easier Than You Think

April 23, 2019 |

Are you the type of real estate investor that has an interest in a treasure hunt? A real estate investment strategy based on hard money is, at its core, a treasure hunt. There must be an underlying value, the “treasure,” for a hard money opportunity to exist.

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4 Ways To Pay Off My Mortgage Faster

4 Ways To Pay Off My Mortgage Faster

April 9, 2019 |

For most people, the mortgage payment is the biggest monthly expense. Whether you’re facing retirement or still working, it would be nice to be free of this debt. Although you probably can’t pay it off in one lump sum, it is possible to pay off your mortgage sooner than expected.

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What Causes Mortgage Interest Rates To Fluctuate?

What Causes Mortgage Interest Rates To Fluctuate?

March 26, 2019 |

The mortgage interest rate represents the cost of borrowing money to purchase a property. Mortgage interest rates are not fixed; that is, they fluctuate from one period of time to the next.

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4 Ways To Get Your Home Loan Closed Faster

4 Ways To Get Your Home Loan Closed Faster

March 21, 2019 |

You’ve finally found the perfect home for your family. Now the only thing standing between you and domestic bliss is the loan process. Use these techniques to shorten the amount of time between placing your bid and getting the final approval on your new home mortgage.

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What Makes Up A PITI Mortgage Payment?

What Makes Up A PITI Mortgage Payment?

March 14, 2019 |

Many mortgage payments are made up of four parts, called PITI. PITI is an acronym that stands for principal, interest, tax, and insurance. It’s important to understand PITI because it is the real number you need to use in order to find out how much mortgage you can afford to pay each month.

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6 Ways to Fight Foreclosure

6 Ways to Fight Foreclosure

March 13, 2019 |

Sometimes, things don’t go as planned. Despite the best intentions, there are times when it’s impossible for homeowners to fulfill their mortgage obligations. When your misfortune turns into a foreclosure notice, these tips will help you control the situation and realize the best outcome.

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Is Now a Good Time to Cash Out Your Home Equity?

Is Now a Good Time to Cash Out Your Home Equity?

March 12, 2019 |

For many Americans, their home is their primary investment. The equity stored in your residence can be a source of available cash for home repairs, upgrades, or for financing the purchase of investment properties. However, few homeowners really understand the process that results in home equity.

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