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Homebuying

How to Budget for a House While You're Still Renting

The housing market is challenging these days, especially for first-time homebuyers. Real estate prices are high, but so is rent. How can...

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Home Selling

How Long Should You Keep an Investment Property?

Financial planning is a complicated task. If you are considering whether to purchase, hold, and/or sell an investment property, it is...

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Mortgage 101

How Quickly Can a Mortgage Be Approved?

Today’s real estate market moves fast. Time is of the essence if you want a chance at getting your offer accepted.

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Mortgage 101

Do Loan Officers and Underwriters Work Together?

Yes, loan officers and underwriters do work together, but with intentional boundaries in place. Both of these roles are essential to the...

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Homebuying

Pros and Cons of Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

Should you pay off your mortgage early? The answer is different for everyone and depends on your unique financial circumstances. This blog...

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Homebuying

What are the Benefits of Choosing a Mortgage Lender?

Before you start shopping for a mortgage lender, it helps to know the basics of the industry. All lenders are not created the same. While...

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Finances

Will My Credit Score Go Up After Buying a House?

If you’re in the market for a house, you may be wondering how a large purchase (and mortgage) could affect your credit score. Will buying a...

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Homebuying

How Soon Should I Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage?

Are you buying a house? If so, congratulations! This is an exciting time for you, your family, and your future. Before you start looking,...

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Homebuying

Do You Pay on a Construction Loan While Building?

Are you in the market for a new home? With the scarcity of inventory in today’s real estate market, many buyers are choosing new...

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Homebuying

Can I Use my VA Disability to Buy a Home?

If you are a Veteran of the United States Armed forces, thank you for your service. If you currently receive income due to a...

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