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4 Tips for Finding the Right Home Loan

Purchasing a home can be an exciting and fun experience. However, finding the ideal property is just one of several steps in the process.

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Oh No! Subprime Mortgages Make a Return

Tweet Making home buying easier for some consumers. The housing collapse that began in 2006 and 2007, preceded an overall economic contraction that wiped out trillions of dollars from the

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First Home Considerations and Tips

Tweet While there is room for economic improvement nearly everywhere, first-time home shoppers may find the market approachable with good values and low mortgage rates to be had. The following

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What You Need to Know About Zero Down Payment Loans

Tweet Prior to the Great Recession zero down payment home loans or mortgages were available, what helped many consumers attain homeownership, people who would might otherwise have been shut out

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Renovation Loan? Fix Your Credit Score First.

Tweet That three-digit score is used by lenders to help determine whether you’ll qualify for a renovation loan and for what terms, namely at what interest rate. A low credit

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How to Get Ready to Jump Back in to the Real Estate Market

Tweet Whether you plan to buy or sell a home, the following advice can help you to get ready. Review Your Credit If you plan to buy a home, your

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What is a Mortgage Hardship Program?

If you are finding it difficult to make your mortgage payments, you may qualify for a mortgage hardship program from your lender.

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Refinancing Considerations for Homeowners

With mortgage rates still flirting with historic lows, refinancing now can help you avoid higher rates later on when inflation inevitably becomes a factor. Interest rates have been held artificially low thanks to fed action, but few analysts believe that they’ll stay this low for years, perhaps for just months to come.

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Will Mortgage Providers Ease Lending Standards?

The U.S. housing market is certainly not stellar, but it apparently has put its very worst years behind it. The S&P/Case-Shiller home index rose by 2.2 percent in May, with all 20 of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas posting average housing price gains over April.

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What’s In Your Credit Score?

If you’re considering undertaking a major home renovation project, you may also be planning to take out a loan to cover those costs.

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Don’t Let Your Credit Sabotage Your Home Renovation Plans

Tweet Renovating a home can be a costly affair, which means many homeowners will have to tap their home’s equity or arrange other financing to pay for a new kitchen,