Mortgage Tips

How Pre-Qualifying Helps You Find the Right Home

Too often, home buyers are disappointed when they find their dream home only to discover they are not able to get a mortgage to purchase the property. There are methods that potential buyers can use to ensure this does not happen to them.

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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.

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Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac, How Do They Impact Real Estate?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been in the news quite a bit over the past few years, so it's a good time to do a refresher on who they are and what role they play in the real estate market.

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Pros And Cons Of Adjustable Rate Mortgages

When you are in the market for a new home, you may be faced with numerous options for financing your home. One of the choices you will have to make is whether to apply for a fixed or adjustable rate mortgage.

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The Pros And Cons Of Making Biweekly Mortgage Payments

Have you ever considered paying off the mortgage on your home in two biweekly payments rather than one monthly payment? It might seem like this wouldn't make a difference, but the truth is that biweekly payments really do add up more quickly.

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The Low Down On The HUD-1 Settlement Statement

When preparing for a closing on your refinance or home purchase, one of the documents you will be provided with a few days before closing is a HUD-1 Form. This form provides you with valuable information about your loan.

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