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What NOT to do when applying for a mortgage

Remove Obstacles Before You Start For most people, a home is the largest investment of their lives. The majority of today’s homeowners will use mortgage financing for this investment. Fortunately, more than 75% of home purchase applications are approved and completed, according to a

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FHA vs USDA

How Affordable Are USDA Home Loans? Home buyers looking for a zero downpayment mortgage with low monthly payments should consider USDA home loans. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan, also known as the Rural Development (RD) loan, requires no downpayment and is

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Hurricane impacts on sales in September

It’s a jungle out there for home buyers Pending home sales remained unchanged in September from the downwardly revised reading of 106 in August, on the National Association of Realtors’ Pending Home Sales Index. Pending home sales: Was it Irma’s fault?

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Selling your home with the help of an Assumable loan

When you sell your home, you should use every technique available to market your property. Price it appropriately for market conditionsand get it in the best possible shape. In addition, there’s one marketing tool that many homeowners forget they can use: an assumable home

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PP vs Mortgage Rates

Rising Mortgage Rates Affect Spending According to Freddie Mac, last week’s mortgage rates continued their upward trend. Since the election, interest rates have seen more ups than downs. 30-year fixed mortgage rates averaged 4.19 percent, when they were just 3.79 percent one

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