Tag: Mortgage

Home Buying Power Remains In Motion Depsite Rising Mortgage Rates

Home Buying Power Remains In Motion Depsite Rising Mortgage Rates

November 30, 2018 |

The real estate market does not occupy a space outside the laws of physics. As Sir Isaac Newton so aptly theorized, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” When applying the English physicist’s Third Law to today’s rising mortgage rates, anticipating the reaction can be valuable information if you are planning to buy or sell a home or commercial property.

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Mortgage Challenges For Self-Employed Home Buyers

Mortgage Challenges For Self-Employed Home Buyers

November 28, 2018 |

It’s no secret that mortgage lending institutions look favorably on steady paychecks and positive debt-to-income ratios. That can leave many self-employed prospective home buyers feeling anxious about getting approved for a mortgage. But just like the 9-to-5ers who get regular paychecks, self-employed people earning a good living can get approved with a little due diligence.

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Investment Is Trending

Real Estate Crowdfunding Investment Is Trending

October 30, 2018 |

Although the real estate market is currently booming, the last housing bubble burst remains relatively fresh in investors’ minds and that has many taking a long look at crowdfunding.

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What To Know About Specialty Mortgages

What To Know About Specialty Mortgages

October 16, 2018 |

Recent medical school graduates, saddled by high student loan debt, sometimes have a hard time qualifying for a first mortgage. Now, however, a growing number of lenders will consider future earnings potential of high earners in the medical profession as a way to offset high debt ratios. But specialty mortgages for young physicians aren’t the only unique loans available today.

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U.S. Wage Increases Could Help Home Buyers

U.S. Wage Increases Could Help Home Buyers

October 12, 2018 |

The struggle to achieve the American homeownership dream often feels like it happens in a vacuum. Everyday people work hard, save money and polish up their credit to get a low mortgage rate.

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Best Things To Do Now To Get Your Finances Mortgage Ready

Best Things To Do Now To Get Your Finances Mortgage Ready

October 4, 2018 |

You probably already know that qualifying for a mortgage can be the biggest hurdle — aside from actually finding that dream property — along the path to home ownership.

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Is A Reverse Mortgage Right For You?

Is A Reverse Mortgage Right For You?

September 19, 2018 |

Imagine the bank depositing monthly premiums into your account instead of you writing a mortgage check. That’s basically how a reverse mortgage works.

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What To Ask About How Loan Application Data Is Kept Private

What To Ask About How Loan Application Data Is Kept Private

September 12, 2018 |

After hackers breached Equifax and stole vital financial records of 145 million Americans, people have a right to be afraid of disclosing personal information. That’s why it’s imperative that lending institutions to do everything in their power to protect your privacy.

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4 Things You Should Know About Conventional Mortgage Rates

4 Things You Should Know About Conventional Mortgage Rates

September 6, 2018 |

Securing the best conventional mortgage rate possible can pose a challenge for even veteran property buyers.

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Does Private Mortgage Insurance Make Sense For You?

Does Private Mortgage Insurance Make Sense For You?

September 5, 2018 |

If you are reading this article, it’s entirely possible that you are considering buying a home. It’s also likely that you are weighing certain financial options between a sizable down payment or taking on the expense of mortgage insurance.

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