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Mortgage Forbearance – What do you need to know?

About 8 million people have applied for mortgage forbearance so far. You might be wondering if you should do the same.  What is Mortgage Forbearance? Mortgage forbearance is the ability to defer your payments or lessen them for a specific amount of time through your current lender. This option is ...
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How do interest rates affect your mortgage?

Monthly Mortgage Payment Each month when you make your mortgage payment you are paying a portion of your principal (the amount that you’ve borrowed), the interest that has accrued that month, your property taxes, homeowners insurance, and sometimes mortgage insurance.  The length of your loan is a key determining factor ...
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Can you buy before you sell?

Each situation is unique, which may lead you to having different options to purchasing your next home. You may not have to sell your current home to purchase the next one.  You may be able to qualify for both properties.  You may be in a financial position where you qualify ...
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Common Myths About Home Values

In times of economic growth home values increase but there is a lot that you may not know about the way your house is appraised and what can make it more valuable.  Interestingly enough, the actual appraisal process has changed very little over the course of the housing boom and ...
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How to Prepare for a Mortgage Pre-Approval

Buying your first home or buying a new home can be very stressful. You may be wondering if you can qualify for the type of home you are looking at, what affects your pre-approval, and what you can do to prepare for a mortgage pre-approval.  Here are six steps that ...
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The Home Buying Process

Don’t let buying a home stress you out. Take a look at the steps to purchasing a home and reach out if you have any questions! Home Buying Process: Get Pre-Approved Before Shopping for a Home It’s very important to know what kind of home you can afford. What type ...
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