Tag Archives: Mortgage

How to Say Goodbye to Renting and Hello to Home Ownership

Becoming a first-time homeowner takes a lot more than a desire to buy a house. It takes a lot of effort on your part to save up a down payment — which is usually a pretty good sized chunk of … Continue reading

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Conventional Shmonventional: Is A Creative Loan Option Best For First-Time Buyers?

If you’re in the market to buy a home and, especially, if it’s your first home, you’ve probably heard A TON about conventional and FHA loans. But just like you’re not like anyone else, your financial situation may not be … Continue reading

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Critiquing The 15-Year Home Loan

Question. I bought my first home in the early 2000s when interest rates were much higher then now, and got a fixed, 30 year loan for 6.25 percent. This is a small condominium unit. I am 50 years old and … Continue reading

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Mortgage Mayhem

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Mortgage Applications Rise over 9 Percent

Mortgage applications increased 9.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 3, 2016. Results include an adjustment to account for the Memorial Day holiday. … Continue reading

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Student Debt: How it Impacts Housing

Having student loan debt doesn’t deny your approval for a mortgage loan right off the bat, but it can definitely be one of the factors that can make or break your application. Click here to read article.

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What Boomers Want

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The Mortgage Challenge

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Living Single: Buying a House without a Spouse

Home purchases among single people are a growing trend, as buyers take advantage of low rates and available funds to transition from renting to homeownership. Click here to read article.

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Obama offers help for younger, first-time home buyers

President Barack Obama moved Wednesday to make it cheaper for first-time and younger buyers to take out a mortgage. Click here to read article.

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