Tag Archive: Mortgage

A Guide to Getting Your First Mortgage

February 16, 2015 by Leave a comment

Fortunately, buying your first place doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. Preparation is key, and if you take the following steps, getting your first mortgage might be a breeze. 1. Pay all your bills on time  A mortgage loan is a big commitment. Before a lender approves your application, the bank will review your... View Article

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Five Factors that Prove You’re Worthy of a Mortgage

January 7, 2015 by Leave a comment

Have you read or heard reports about tougher mortgage lending guidelines? If so, you might fear applying for a mortgage—although you feel ready to purchase. This is a normal feeling, but you shouldn’t let fear stop you from moving forward. Just because getting a home loan has become harder in recent years doesn’t mean you... View Article

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Rising Mortgage Rates: Three Things To Keep an Eye On

November 21, 2014 by Leave a comment

Thanks to historically low mortgage interest rates, many have been able to live the American dream and purchase a home. Mid-September figures for the 30-year fix-rate mortgage had a national average of 4.28 percent but we all know good things come to an end. Just as 2015 comes around the corner, many real estate professionals and economists... View Article

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How to Compare Mortgage Loan Products

October 23, 2014 by Leave a comment

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all mortgage. Some products are specifically for high-end buyers, whereas other products are geared toward borrowers with not-so-perfect credit. This is why blindly choosing a mortgage product is one of the worst things you can do when buying a place. Shopping around may be a tedious job, but it’s the... View Article

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