Which Loan Is Right For Me?: Conventional vs Government-Insured Loans

We know that purchasing a home is a daunting task for anyone, but especially first-time homebuyers. There are many different types of loans available and it’s important to understand each

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Cash-Out Refinances

Have you ever heard of a cash-out refinance? If you haven’t yet, you’re sure to hear a friend or two chatting about them soon. Rates have continued to drop since

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Assembling Your Divorce Team

Did you know that January has been unofficially named ‘divorce month’? In the years we’ve been helping clients migrate their divorces, we’ve noticed that divorces tend to slow down from

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What Are Prepaids and Closing Costs?

What are prepaids? Prepaids are related to the actual home itself, not the real estate transaction. The three most common prepaids are property taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and mortgage interest. What

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Six Common Issues That Can Delay a Closing

If you’ve ever bought a home, you probably know there are many issues that can delay a closing. And if you haven’t bought a home, we’re here to tell you

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Home Remodeling ROI

More and more of our clients are expressing interest in purchasing homes in need of remodeling. Some may like the thrill of making a space theirs, while others believe it’s

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Refinancing 101

When done correctly, refinancing your mortgage can save you thousands of dollars in interest over the life of your loan. Interest rates are the lowest they’ve been in the past

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Credit Scores: What You Need To Know

You won’t believe how many times we’ve had clients inform us the credit scores we pulled are incorrect. This phenomenon began around the time websites like Credit Karma started popping

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Buying a House with Student Debt

We get questions regarding buying a house with student debt all the time. Can I get a mortgage when I have student debt? How can I save for a down

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Sellers Don’t Like FHA Loans

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may have heard that sellers don’t like FHA loans. You were probably left wondering why the seller would care about the type of mortgage

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