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Do I Qualify for a Mortgage?

Qualifying for a mortgage may appear to be a simple process, but in all reality, the process can be quite intricate. The steps to obtaining a new loan or mortgage will be different from one bank to another. Here are... Read more

Five Questions for First-Time Homebuyers

When you are considering buying a home for the first time, the options involved can be overwhelming. However, the questions of neighborhood, house size, mortgage, etc. become much simpler if you proceed one step at a time. Buying your first... Read more

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How do I get a mortgage if I’m self-employed?

While it can be daunting, don't let anyone tell you that you'll never get a mortgage if you're self-employed. Armed with the right information and a little persistence, you'll be able to have your own home and home office, too.

How Trended Data May Affect Your Mortgage

Many Americans dream of someday owning a home. This dream, for most, is reliant on getting proper funding from a mortgage lender. And up until now, the process was fairly easy to plan for: pay down your credit cards, boost... Read more

New TRID Updates and How They Affect You

WHY THE CHANGES? The new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule (TRID) is meant to simplify and clarify. These TRID updates are an attempt to improve and correct potential flaws with the current regulations. Here we have detailed some of the ways... Read more

Organizing Your House for Summer

It’s that time of year again! Time to declutter and reorganize your home so you can enjoy the space you have even more. As top professional organizers will attest, start small and work your way to bigger projects. By crossing... Read more

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Renting vs. Owning: A Cost Comparison

“Should I rent or buy?” No matter where you live, it’s a big question. Renting offers people fewer maintenance responsibilities and the flexibility to change your mind about where you want to live. But owning a home can be a... Read more