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Find the Best HARP Loans Lender
June 27, 2019 / Chuck McPherson
If you find yourself unable to refinance your mortgage because your home is falling in value, then there is a federal government program designed to assist you: the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP).
Find the Best VA Home Loans Lenders
June 27, 2019 / Chuck McPherson
VA home loans have helped more than 22 million veterans purchase their own home since the 1940s and continues to be available today through some of the nation’s best mortgage lenders
Answering the What, How and Why of Home Equity Loans
June 27, 2019 / Chuck McPherson
Is it a mortgage? Or is it a personal loan? If you’ve been searching the market for a loan, you’ve probably come across the home equity loan.
Best Lenders for FHA Loans
June 27, 2019 / Chuck McPherson
If you’re a home owner and find yourself in need of a large amount of cash to fund a major expense such as a renovation, medical expenses, or your kids’ college tuition, one type of loan you should consider is a home equity loan
Find the Best Lenders for First Time Home Buyers
June 27, 2019 / Chuck McPherson
If you qualify as a first-time buyer and have begun shopping around for a mortgage and a new home, we have good news to tell you: some of the nation’s best lenders will be willing to offer you a home loan with a down payment of less than the usual 20%. All you need to do in return is pay private mortgage insurance (PMI), which typically costs 0.5% to 1% of the value of the loan annually.
Guide to Mortgage Loans for Manufactured Homes
May 15, 2018 / Hollie Shuttlewood
An estimated 20 million Americans live in mobile homes, and not all of them fit the overplayed stereotype of being poor. According to the most recent U.S. Census, there were 8.5 million mobile homes scattered throughout the country. Around 57% of these homes were occupied by at least one person in full employment, and an additional 23% were occupied by retirees.
Why Credit Score Matters in Mortgage Applications
May 12, 2018 / Hollie Shuttlewood
In most cases, maintaining a strong credit score is the most important thing you can do to ease your mortgage application process. You credit score and report help your lender determine your ability to pay back your home loan. Therefore, your lender will take into account your score and report when assessing whether to offer you a mortgage loan and when calculating your rate and terms.
What is The Right Time To Refinance Your Mortgage?
May 12, 2018 / Hollie Shuttlewood
If you’ve been weighing up whether or not to pay off your existing loan and replace it with another one, also known as refinancing your mortgage, then our handy guide is here to help. Sometimes refinancing sounds like a good idea on paper, but in reality it’s not always possible or practical. Lenders are tightening up their rules and regulations, making it more difficult to acquire a loan, so we’ve put together a complete guide to help you decide whether it’s the right time to refinance.
10 Factors You Should Consider When Choosing Your Mortgage Loaner
May 12, 2018 / Hollie Shuttlewood
If there is one thing that I have learned over my time, it’s that unless you’re a banker or a mortgage loaner, you probably don’t understand everything there is to know about mortgages. In fact, I’m willing to bet that you’re here because you’re looking for a mortgage loaner and aren’t sure where to start. This is where this guide comes in. When it comes to finding a mortgage loaner, it’s important to think everything through properly, which is difficult when you aren’t sure where to begin – so here are our top 10 things you should consider when choosing a mortgage loaner.
Types of Mortgages Loans
May 12, 2018 / Hollie Shuttlewood
Whether it’s your very first home, or you’re moving for the third time in your life, moving house is always an exciting process. Amongst all of the giddiness though, there is usually a lot of stress involved. We all know that mortgages aren’t cheap, and that if we want to be able to cope with the monthly payments, we have to choose the right one for our needs and lifestyle. In 2017, homebuyers are left with a very difficult decision, as there are numerous types of mortgage loans on the market, all offering something unique but useful. If you’re amongst the thousands who are struggling to make a final decision, hopefully this in depth guide will help you to identify the right mortgage loan for you.
Mortgage Industry Review 2017
April 15, 2018 / Hollie Shuttlewood
American home buyers had a fantastic 2017, with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage falling from 4.32% to 3.95% (before rising back to around 4.5% by May 2018) and total home sales rising 1% to 5.51 million, the highest figure since 2006. Beyond that, there was plenty of other big news in the mortgage industry last year, which we recap in this article.
First Time Buyer Guide
May 17, 2017 / Robyn Pottinger
Buying your first home is an equally exciting and daunting process. After months of renting properties, or even living at your family home, you finally have the money ready to begin the process… But where do you start? There are several legal and financial steps to take before you can buy a home. Read on for our complete first time buyer guide, which will help you get to grips with all of the steps required to purchase your very first house.
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