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  • July 16, 2014

    The relationship between your home’s value and your property taxes is direct, if not a bit obvious. Property taxes are based on property values, so essentially, the more your home is worth, the more you’ll have to pay in property tax. The terms...

  • July 15, 2014

    Every household is affected directly by finances, no matter how much money its members make. Often, it's affected by worries over finances.

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  • July 14, 2014

    If you are seeking mortgage advice, make sure to do your homework and meet with several reputable...

  • April 9, 2014

    There are many factors which impact the size of your mortgage loan, most of which are within your control. Your income, savings, and credit history will...

  • March 24, 2014

    In determining what type of mortgage loan is best for you, it is wise to know which mortgage loans are available to you.  First, know that the type of loan and the type of...

  • March 19, 2014

    Owning a home is the ultimate experience for many people.  It brings feelings of success, well-being, security, as well as a sense of belonging.  But it can also result in stress if the home’s value declines from the borrower’s original purchase...

  • March 13, 2014

    Understanding the basic elements of a mortgage will give you confidence as a home buyer and help you navigate the loan process with greater ease.

    The Foundation

    Every...

  • March 11, 2014

    In the mortgage application process, the Granddaddy of all the paperwork is known as The Uniform Residential Loan Application, also known as Form 1003. This form must be completed and supporting documentation provided in order to advance the...

  • March 6, 2014

    All homeowners want lower monthly mortgage payments. In general, there are two main ways that a homeowner can go about this: mortgage refinancing or loan modification. It is important to realize that these are two very different...

  • February 27, 2014

    Reverse mortgage loans were first introduced in 1989 to allow senior citizens, aged 62 or older, to access a portion of their home equity without having to move. A...

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