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    How Do 80 10 10 Loans Work?
    If you've shopped for a home or met with a mortgage broker lately, you may have heard of the 80 10 10 loan. This mortgage product, also known as a piggyback loan, is made from a combination of loans...Read More
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    Getting Your Pre-Qualification Letter
    If you're serious about purchasing a home, obtain a pre-qualification letter before you begin shopping. If you don't, you may have a hard time getting the attention of home sellers or real estate...Read More
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    First Time Home Buyer Programs
    As a first time home owner there are several options to help you come up with the cash to put down a down payment on your new home. Learn about the options and find the one that is right for you. Read More
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    Can you get a Mobile Home Loan?
    People get mobile home loans every day. But how cheaply you can borrow, and sometimes whether you can get one at all, will depend mainly on three things: Your creditworthiness – What your credit...Read More
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    Ways to Calculate Mortgage Interest
    If you've decided to buy a home or refinance your mortgage, you may be puzzled by the different mortgage rates you've seen advertised for home loans. You're not alone: Many home buyers and...Read More
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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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    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