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Understanding How Mortgage Calculators Work and When to Make Use of One

    Investing in a home is a big financial decision, and along with the decision to buy is the question of how much mortgage you’ll be able to afford. While your debt-to-income ratio can be helpful in determining the range for your mortgage amount, a mortgage calculator can be a beneficial tool in coming… Continue reading Understanding How Mortgage Calculators Work and When to Make Use of One

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Thinking About a New Home? 3 Reasons Why a Mortgage Will Be the Best Money You Ever Borrow

  In these days of low interest rates, it can be a great idea to get into the real estate market and invest in a home. Unfortunately, if you don’t have the funds saved up for a down payment, it can seem like more of a burden than it’s worth to buy now. While borrowing… Continue reading Thinking About a New Home? 3 Reasons Why a Mortgage Will Be the Best Money You Ever Borrow

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Understanding What a “Piggyback” Mortgage Loan Is and How It Works

As a potential homebuyer who is new to the market, many of the terms and mortgage products available to you can be more than a little confusing. Piggyback loans might be a little less familiar than many other options, but if you’re ready to jump into the housing market this type of mortgage can be… Continue reading Understanding What a “Piggyback” Mortgage Loan Is and How It Works

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Trim Your Mortgage Closing Costs by Following This Easy 3 Step Guide

  You may be so busy with determining your debt-to-income ratio and deciding what kind of offer to make that closing costs have gotten lost in the mix, but it’s important to remember that finalizing your mortgage will cost you extra. While there’s no way to get around paying money to solidify your mortgage, there… Continue reading Trim Your Mortgage Closing Costs by Following This Easy 3 Step Guide

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Is It Still Possible to Get a Mortgage With Zero Down? Yes – and Here’s How

  When it comes to investing in a mortgage, the down payment is key in making your investment a reality and proving to lenders that you’re a safe bet. However, while most opportunities for putting zero down on a home have disappeared since the recession, there are still a few ways to buy without putting… Continue reading Is It Still Possible to Get a Mortgage With Zero Down? Yes – and Here’s How

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Mortgage Myths: Here’s Why You Don’t Need a Full 20 Percent Down Payment

If you’re just getting into the real estate market, you may have heard that 20% down is the ideal percentage in order to lower your monthly payments and get your mortgage application approved. However, while 20% is often suggested, many people struggle to come up with this amount of money. If you’re staving off home… Continue reading Mortgage Myths: Here’s Why You Don’t Need a Full 20 Percent Down Payment

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3 Tips When Shopping for a New Home Loan

Finding a new home loan can seem challenging, but if you take the proper steps before you start applying for loans, you’ll have no difficulty finding a mortgage that works for you – and a lender that would love to have you as a borrower. Shopping for a mortgage isn’t like shopping for a couch,… Continue reading 3 Tips When Shopping for a New Home Loan