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The Ten Commandments When Applying For A Mortgage

1. Thou shall not change jobs or become self employed 2. Thou shall not buy a car, truck, or van unless you plan to live in it 3. Thou shall not use your credit cards or let current ones fall … Continue reading

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Closing Information and Terms

Congratulations! You have decided to buy a new home. This article will help you take this big financial step by describing the home-buying, home-financing, and settlement process. Lenders and mortgage brokers are required by federal law under the Real Estate … Continue reading

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5 Surprise-Prevention Strategies for Home Buyers

I’ve long believed that the number one source of stress experienced by home buyers is all the unpredictability that lies along the home buying timeline: the prospect of unpleasant surprises that seems to lurk around every corner. Fact is, there … Continue reading

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5 Biggest Mistakes Home Buyers Make

Some home buyers fall for common pitfalls when purchasing a home. How can you help make sure your clients don’t fall for one? Credit.com recently featured some of the biggest mistakes home buyers often make. Their list included:

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The Perfect Loan File

The media has it all wrong– securing a mortgage approval and satisfying credit underwriting guidelines are not the difficulties plaguing mortgage consumers.It’s in meeting the rigorous documentation requirements that most people fall flat. The good news is, the fix is … Continue reading

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