Mortgages

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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...

  • June 23, 2014

    Despite the slow economic recovery, existing home sales for May 2014 went up by 4.9% — the largest increase since August 2011. But even with the increase, this May’s home sales were down 5% from last May (2013).

    Still, the housing sector...

  • 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 be...

  • April 1, 2014

    The day has finally arrived to close your mortgage loan and settle on your new property. At this time, you must be prepared to review and sign a lot of important closing...

  • 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...