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Renovation loans

Renovation loans are a great choice for borrowers because they only have to deal with one single loan to cover both the purchase price and the renovations. This means only one payment with lower interest rates. There are several loan options to choose from if you decide to buy a home that is in need…
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What is the mortgage process when buying a home?

Many home buyers are new to the process of buying a home and we put together a guide of what to expect when applying for a mortgage.   Do I need a pre-approval? A pre-approval is the first step when buying a home. You may find a home online that you would like to view,…
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Understanding Closing Costs

Loan estimate documents are issued within three days of receiving your mortgage loan application. In them, you’ll find all the costs associated with your particular loan. Some of these costs may change before you close on your loan, while others are set unless you’re provided a revised document. Let’s take a look at the three…
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Mortgage Statement: What Am I Really Paying For?

Individuals who are not so savvy to homeownership may face some confusion when paying their first couple mortgage statements.  They first may be skeptical about why their statement not being serviced by the same financial institution that they signed so many documents with.  Well… that’s not so abnormal.  The truth is, most mortgages are sold…
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6 Reasons to Refinance

Here are a few reasons to refinance now: 1. Lower your monthly payment by refinancing to a lower rate or by extending your loan. 2. Convert an adjustable-rate mortgage to a fixed-rate mortgage and lock in a guaranteed rate that will never increase. 3. Get cash with a cash-out refinance that lets you access the…
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Ready to become a homeowner?

Here are a few important things to consider when making this major life decision: Understand your finances. • Talk to a professional loan advisor about your assets, debts, and credit history to see if you prequalify for a mortgage. Get your paperwork in line. • Your lender will require a lot of personal information to…
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SELLER CONCESSIONS : WHAT ARE THEY AND SHOULD YOU ASK FOR THEM WHEN PURCHASING A HOME?

SELLER CONCESSIONS WHAT ARE THEY AND SHOULD YOU ASK FOR THEM WHEN PURCHASING A HOME? The whole mortgage process can have many components.  I’m going to address the closing costs area first.  Closing costs are fees associated with your home purchase that are paid at the transfer of the property from seller to buyer.  Some…
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Important loan documentation tips

To determine whether a borrower is credit worthy, lenders require borrowers to provide past and present financial documentation.   The format of the documentation being submitted must be exact, providing evidence of the ability to repay your loan.  Here are some things to know when preparing documentation to for a home loan. Core Documents for Preapproval…
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Myth Busted – 20% Down Payment Purchases   

I bet you still think you need 20% down on your first-time purchase. Well that is just not true. There are many different programs available to all buyers with less than 20% down payment. Below is the list of programs offered to first time homebuyers. Conventional Options: The options available for Conventional vary based on…
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JUMBOS ARE BACK

JUMBOS ARE BACK with a VENGEANCE, WITH UP TO 89.99%* LOAN TO VALUE, and NO MORTGAGE INSURANCE REQUIRED High loan amounts can be a real challenge for borrowers due to a lack of options from lenders. With our lenders,we have innovative jumbo loan products, with simplified guidelines and minimum FICO scores of 680. We offer…
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