September 25, 2019

Paying off credit cards can improve credit scores substantially as outstanding debt is the second most heavily-weighted factor in calculating scores. Here we examine factors that determine credit scores. If negative marks on your credit report are the cause of your low...

April 28, 2019

Shelling out big bucks for your first home, along with shopping for a mortgage, might seem daunting. Luckily, though, there are numerous first-time homebuyer programs and grants that can help you get your foot in the homeownership door.

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February 8, 2019

Offers can be exciting, but unless your potential buyer has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not really have a sale.

When working with a qualified Real Estate Agent they will try to determine a buyer’s financial status before you sign the contract. But...

February 1, 2018


Understanding the difference between an annual percentage rate (APR) and an interest rate could save you thousands of dollars on your mortgage. But most homebuyers might not know that the interest rate and the APR measure two different costs associated with your home l...

January 12, 2018

Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form.

Many buyers...

January 8, 2018

Over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market.

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As a seller, you...

June 5, 2017

If you've got a mortgage, we hope your mama hammered home how important it is to make those mortgage payments on time, every month. This is not the kind of thing you want to let slide!

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Still, life isn’t a fairy tale (sadly), and not all m...

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