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5 People You’ll Meet While Buying a House

August 13, 2015 by Leave a comment

Finding and financing your new house takes an army—or at least it can sometimes seem that way when you’re spending all your spare time juggling appointments and playing phone tag. There are some people, though, who play a more crucial role than others. Here are 5 of the most important people you’ll meet in your... View Article

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Rejected for a Mortgage? Here Are Your Next Steps

May 13, 2015 by Leave a comment

There’s nothing worse than having a house all picked out, only to hear back from the bank that you’ve been rejected. You’re far from alone, though. In 2013, about 14.5% of all new purchase loans were denied by lenders, and that number climbed to 22.7% for refinances. Where you go from here depends on many... View Article

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How to Prepare Your Home for an Appraisal When Refinancing

January 29, 2015 by 1 Comment

If you’re eager to refinance your mortgage loan, you’re not alone. A refinancing can reduce your current interest rate and monthly payment, and there’s also the option of borrowing cash from your equity for debt consolidation, home improvements and any other purpose. However, getting approved for a refinancing is just the first step. A lender will... View Article

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3 Things You Should Do Before Your Home Appraiser Shows Up

July 28, 2014 by Leave a comment

Pricing your home can be a tricky maneuver, requiring a knowledge of the market most homeowners don’t possess. For that reason, many real estate agents recommend a professional appraisal before putting a home up for sale. This appraisal will give a homeowner a firm idea of how much the market will bear, preventing him from selling his home... View Article

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