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    18 Frequently Asked Mortgage Questions
    Thinking about getting a mortgage naturally prompts tons of questions. Don't feel bad if it seems like there is a lot you don't know. Millions of other first-time home buyers have probably asked...Read More
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    When to Buy a House: Find Out if You’re Ready
    How do you know when to buy a house? Is there ever a right time? Buying a home is a huge decision that should be carefully planned out. Given that there are many steps involved in the process of buying...Read More
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    VA Home Loan Process: How to Get a VA Home Loan
    For more than 70 years, the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs has been helping veterans and other service members find new homes and secure affordable mortgages through the VA home loan process. Under...Read More
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    Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM): HUD Reverse Mortgage Programs
    The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) remains the most-popular reverse mortgage program in the U.S. This is probably because of its advantage in offering lower interest rates to borrowers over proprietary...Read More
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    15 Year Refinance: Is a 15 Year Mortgage Right For You?
    Fixed mortgages with shorter terms have lower rates -- compelling more homeowners to refinance their mortgage from 30 year mortgages to 15 year home loans. Paying less interest over the life of the loan...Read More
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    Home Renovation Loan Options
    There is a home renovation loan for virtually every project, from remodeling a bathroom or replacing some sidings, right through to a subbasement-to-chimney-pot make-over. One even lets you buy a ruin,...Read More
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    Uniform Residential Loan Application 101
    Nobody likes filling out applications, but when it comes to mortgages, there is an application form that is actually designed to make your life easier. At just over four pages long, the Uniform Residential...Read More
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    Investment Property Mortgage Rates
    Getting really low investment property mortgage rates can turn a poor yield into an okay one, an okay one into a good one, and a good one into an excellent one. So, if you are thinking of investing in...Read More
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    Mortgage Application: How to Apply For a Mortgage
    If you feel you're ready for home ownership and will need a loan, you'll want to start looking into applying for a mortgage. A mortgage application requires several steps and there are different...Read More