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Conventional Loan vs FHA Loan

FHA loans are better suited for borrowers with lower credit scores since conventional loans have even lower down payment requirements than the FHA but tighter credit qualifications. When exploring mortgage options, it’s likely you’ll hear… Read More

Posted on: July 10, 2018

The Counteroffer: Negotiating a Real Estate Deal

A lot can happen between an initial offer and closing day. Meet the counteroffer ... Buying a home is rarely as simple as making an offer and paying that offer out. Negotiations can go back and forth for weeks before the seller and buyer are both… Read More

Posted on: July 5, 2018

A 3-Step Plan for Finding and Buying Your Next Home

Chances are you’ve considered buying a home — maybe you even attended a couple of open houses and ran the numbers. But once you get serious, there are a few points you need to consider before signing a contract and heading to your closing. Buying… Read More

Posted on: July 3, 2018

5 Ways to Get Competitive VA Mortgage Rates

For service members, veterans and their families, it’s hard to beat VA mortgage rates. VA loans are insured by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and available to most vets, active-duty military, reservists, members of the National… Read More

Posted on: June 29, 2018

4 Surprising Things That May Increase How Much Your Home Is Worth

To understand how much your home is worth, you have to know what affects its value. The Zestimate home value is Zillow’s tool for extrapolating the real market value of your home, based on existing home-related data and actual sales prices in your… Read More

Posted on: June 28, 2018

How To Survive Getting A Mortgage

The single greatest purchase you’ll ever make is likely going to be your home. The only other purchase or debt that’s comparable is probably your student loans. Buying your first home is a mix of extreme excitement and stress. The single greatest… Read More

Posted on: June 28, 2018

7 First-Time Home Buyer Programs

Buying a home is so hard, they should make it an Olympic event. It’s not just the paperwork; it’s the terminology, the fees and the number of people involved. It’s natural to want to agree to whatever, sign everything and just get through the… Read More

Posted on: June 19, 2018

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