Posts tagged mortgage
How to Get a Mortgage With NO Down Payment

One of the biggest questions I get is on the down payment. When you are purchasing a home, you’ll be asked right away how much money you are planning to put down. This money decreases the amount of money you are borrowing (meaning your loan amount will lower with each additional dollar you want to put down on a home). I am asked so often about low or no down payment loans. The down payment can be a large sum of money for sure! It’s great to know what your options are and what will work best with your specific goals. Read more to learn what’s available!

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How Your Home's Equity Can Work For You

Equity is one of those words that’s frequently thrown around, everyone nods along in agreement, then we walk away slightly confused. It’s a little ambiguous – you can’t define it just based on context. And it’s not something that’s often covered in school. But it’s actually hugely important! And equity helps to explain why people lost their homes during the Financial Crisis. What is equity? How do you get it? And why do you care? Keep reading to learn more!

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Is Zillow Accurate?

I think we can all agree Zillow is a ton of fun and a super useful tool to find houses on. It can also inspire the interior designer within all of us that seems to come alive as we delve into the dated homes ready for a little TLC. But what about their Zestimate? Where does that come in to play?

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5 Easy Steps to Make Buying a Home Less Stressful

There are so many moving parts to buying a home. From negotiating the sales contract to scheduling inspections to making sure you’re able to obtain mortgage commitment on time. While this all may seem insurmountable at first, a little bit of planning and preparation can go a long way! Read more to learn how you can save time (and reduce stress) when starting your home search.

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Don't Lose Out on a House Because You Didn't Meet Your Dates!

Purchasing a home can be so overwhelming, it’s easy to lose track of time! On the financing side, there are a handful of items we look for in your purchase contract. This includes the infamous “dates”. More specifically, the commitment & closing dates. These are legally binding dates the mortgage side is obligated to meet – but we can’t meet those dates without your help! Read on to learn more about the importance of these dates.

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