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The Truth Behind the 20% Mortgage Down Payment

August 1, 2017

Many people assume that mortgages have always had a 20 percent down payment requirement. This assumption stems from the media and from financial advisers that have usually talked about the traditional conventional loan that truly has a 20 percent down […]

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Facts about Mortgages That May Surprise You

July 7, 2017

The mortgage industry has never been the same since the crash in the housing market happened several years ago. Qualifying for a mortgage was simple back then. All you had to do was provide some basic personal info, sign a […]

Property Investment Concept
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Financing Your Investment Property the Right Way

June 23, 2017

There are different factors that can affect the terms of your investment loan. Research your options first before you apply for an investment loan. The real estate industry has gone on a rebound since it experienced a crash. The National […]

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The FHA 203(k) Loan: Exclusively for Home Repairs

June 17, 2017

Whether you’re looking to purchase a house that needs some TLC, the FHA 203(k) loan might be the answer to your financing woes. Before you even begin drafting blueprints, however, learn what the FHA 203(k) loan is all about. Demystifying […]

Mortgage Refinance
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Make a Move Before You Hit Rock Bottom

May 18, 2017

Facing a financial rock bottom situation does not only put a strain on your pocket; it does so as well on your mental and emotional stability. In many cases, such a situation may also bring about physical manifestations, affecting one’s […]

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HARP Loan Application: Preparation Tips

May 17, 2017

HARP, or the Home Affordable Refinance Program offers borrowers the ability to refinance their homes without worrying about private mortgage insurance (PMI), high closing fees and costs, and even a home appraisal. To increase your chances of securing a HARP […]

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What to Expect When Your Child Enrolls in High School

April 18, 2017

As parents, one of the important things to remember about school is that requirements and challenges can vary significantly. It is, therefore, your obligation to set the right expectations as your children move up in grade levels to help them […]