Category: Mortgage


Questions to Ask Your Lender

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What music are you into?  Do you have a nickname?  What’s your sign?  These are questions you may be interested in, but this is not speed dating.  Given that, developing a relationship with a lender prior to house shopping is something you definitely should do.  Experienced REALTORS® can point you in the right direction as [...]

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Places to Find Down Payment Money

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If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, chances are you’re aware of what you’ll need to do in general to get financially prepared. If applicable, promptly paying off any minor lingering debts would be helpful. You’ll want to refrain from purchasing any big-ticket items that involve a loan or having your credit checked to avoid [...]

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Consumer Thoughts on Home Buying

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Some of life’s questions are impossible to answer: When is the right time to get married? To become a parent? To change careers? To buy a house?  Buying a house, though scary, doesn’t have to be one of those challenging life questions. Basically, the right time is now. And now. Annnnnnnnd…now.  I know what you’re [...]

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Do You Need to Know More about Forbearance and Mortgage Relief Options?

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Earlier this year when the nation pressed pause on the economy and unemployment rates jumped up significantly, many homeowners were immediately concerned about being able to pay their mortgages, and understandably so. To assist in this challenging time, two protection plans were put into place to help support those in need. First, there was a pause [...]

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Interest Rates to Remain Low Until 2023

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If you’ve been paying attention, interest rates have been historically low this year. In a statement to the press mid-month, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced that the Fed would most likely not raise interest rates until at least 2023. This decision was made to help the economy recover as we continue working through the [...]

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Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?

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Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were predicting an apocalyptic financial downturn that would potentially rattle the U.S. economy for years to come. They immediately started to compare it to the Great Depression of a century ago. Six months later, the economy is still trying to stabilize, but it is evident that the [...]

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