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3 Tips to Avoid Mortgage Fraud

August 20, 2014 by Leave a comment

As lenders have tightened restrictions for securing mortgage loans, homebuyers have been forced to expand their options to include non-traditional funding sources. Realizing this, several scams have emerged that target desperate borrowers. Failure to avoid these scams could result in a home being foreclosed, fines being levied, or criminal charges. Before you head out in search of your... View Article

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Advantages of Home Inspections for Buyers and Sellers

August 1, 2014 by 1 Comment

When it comes to a real estate transaction, there can be many question marks for both the buyer and seller. That’s why pre-sale home inspections are so popular. According to the U.S. General Accounting Office, “more than 85 percent of homebuyers who applied for a mortgage also requested an inspection.” This type of examination takes a look at... View Article

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