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April 29, 2014

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?

When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application?
May 4, 2014

What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you can never have too much information about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
May 6, 2014

How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

How much do you really need for a down payment?

August 15, 2018

How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment

When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment.
September 13, 2019

A Bigger Down Payment or a Cushion in the Bank?

Buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you’ll make in your lifetime. There’s a reason why people joke they feel “house poor” when they leave […]
September 28, 2019

What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?

What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds […]
October 3, 2019

This Agent’s Advice to Every Homebuyer

When Florida Realtor Jordan Feria was getting her real estate license she discovered a little known homebuyer hack. Now she’s sharing it with every first-time homebuyer — and […]
October 6, 2019

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the […]
October 7, 2019

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down […]
October 8, 2019

What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage? While a recent announcement from CNBC shares that the average national FICO® score has reached an all-time high […]
October 8, 2019

What is Really Happening with Home Prices?

What is Really Happening with Home Prices? Home values have softened over the last twelve months. We are no longer seeing 6-7% annual appreciation levels for […]