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Save Big Time on a Mortgage Refinance as Rates Hit 3-Year Low
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The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage just hit 3.49%, according to a survey by Mortgage News Daily. That’s down from 3.8% at the start of January and 4.58% a year ago. About 9.4…

How Interest Rates Affect Your Affordability
How Do Interest Rates Affect My Purchase Power?
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Nothing affects a home’s affordability more than interest rates. After all, we live with the monthly payment, not the amount of the loan. The higher your mortgage rate is, the higher your monthly payments are…

Is a Mortgage Pre-Approval Necessary to Make an Offer on a Home?
Is a Mortgage Pre-Approval Necessary?
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Do you need a mortgage pre-approval letter to make an offer on a house? You know you need to get your ducks in a row before looking at homes, but does that include securing a…

We're Hiring a Mortgage Underwriter
Residential Mortgage Loan Underwriter
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Job Summary: We are seeking a Senior Underwriter to partner with our loan origination staff in the creation of high quality, insurable mortgage loans. The Senior Underwriter will evaluate collateral and credit packages for mortgage…

Conforming & VA Loan Limit Changes for 2020
Conforming & VA Loan Limit Changes for 2020
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FHFA Announced Increase in Conforming Loan Limits for 2020 The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that it is raising the conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to more than $510,000. In most…

Top Tax Benefits of Owning a Home
Top Tax Benefits of Owning a Home
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Owning a home will often be the most expensive and important purchase you will make in your life. To encourage home ownership, the IRS has provided several tax breaks for owning a home. Deductions lower…

Credit Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Credit Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
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When applying for a mortgage loan, your credit will be one of the key factors in whether you’re approved, and it will help determine your interest rate and possibly the loan terms. It’s a good…

Happy Veterans Day.
Happy Veterans Day.
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20% Down Payment? Not Anymore!
Grants & Down Payment Assistance Programs
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A 2017 Zillow survey of 10,000 American adults found that two-in-three people who were then renting identified saving for a down payment as their biggest obstacle to homeownership. If you want to become a homeowner,…

101% Yours. No Mortgage Insurance.
101% Yours
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101% Financing, No Mortgage Insurance Owning a home is the American Dream! Whether you are a first-time buyer or moving up, we’ve made it easier than ever to get into a new home…even helping with…

Mortgage Insurance
What is mortgage insurance and how does it work?
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Mortgage insurance lowers the risk to the lender of making a loan to you, so you can qualify for a loan that you might not otherwise be able to get.  Typically, borrowers making a down…

What is home equity?
Home Equity: What It Is and Why It Matters
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It is often said that homeownership builds wealth. So, what is home equity, and how can it enhance your net worth? What is home equity? Home equity is the current market value of your home,…

Let’s Get Started Financing Your Home

You’re so close to being a homeowner or refinancing to meet your financial goals. Let’s do this!

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