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Mortgage Rates Decline

For the first time this year, the average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate has retreated, back to 4.44 percent this week after rising for nine straight weeks, according to Freddie Mac’s recently released Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate was 4.46 percent the week prior. Mortgage rates are moved by Treasury … more

Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

If you’re looking to buy a home this year, you’ll likely want to act fast – at least that’s what an increasing number of Americans think. According to new data, the number of consumers who think now is a good time to buy is on the rise, and it likely won’t stay that way for … more

FHA Loan May Be The Answer for First-Time Homebuyers

If you’re thinking about buying your first home, you’re not alone. We continue to see an increase in first-time homebuyers all across the country. It is an exciting time but also one filled with questions about financing and other responsibilities. One of the loan programs often used by a first-time buyer is the Federal Housing … more

Big Mortgages Go Jumbo

What exactly is a “jumbo loan”? It’s not a term you hear very often but if you are in the market for a home loan that is greater than normal conforming loan limits, you will need to know a lot more about jumbo loans. The jumbo-mortgage market reached new highs in 2015 and it is … more

Self Employed and Need a Mortgage? No Problem!

Big bonus of self-employment: You’re your own boss! A challenge: Proving that you have the financial stability needed to get a mortgage loan. I’m here to tell you today that it IS possible for you to get a loan. There are just a few extra steps you may need to take before you’re off shopping … more

Pre-Approval versus Pre-Qualification

Many people mistakenly think the term “pre-qualified” is the same thing as being “pre-approved.” Although they may sound similar, they are in fact very different. A home loan pre-qualified indicates that you’ve been initially approved for a loan. On the other hand, getting pre-approved refers to meeting with a lender to determine exactly how much … more

Veterans: Apply for VA Home Loan Online

Most U.S. military veterans can obtain a VA home loan guarantee with little or no down payment money required. And while it may take a little extra work to apply for a VA loan when compared to traditional loans, the overall cost savings is usually worth it! The first step in figuring out the exact … more

De-Baffling the Borrowing Experience

We know you keep getting smarter and smarter about getting a loan for a home. But let’s face it; some of this mortgage stuff is really confusing. Here are our 6 top tips to keep you from being baffled as you buy. 1. Closing Costs Do Add Up We have extensive requirements to make sure … more

Spare Changing Your Future

If you’ve been looking for a way to give your savings account a little boost, there may be an easy way to do it with just your mobile device and some spare change. Acorns, a mobile investment app, lets you apply the remaining balance of everyday purchases to a specified investment account boosting your short-term … more

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