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5 Ways Your Credit Score Can Affect Your Life
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Some people assume they don’t need to worry about their credit score because they plan to live their lives debt-free. While it’s certainly possible to get through life without using credit, there are many “hidden”…

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New Bill Aims to End FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums for Life Policy
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Back in 2013, FHA home loans became a lot less attractive because most newly originated mortgages required mortgage insurance to be paid for the entire life of the loan. Instead of paying mortgage insurance premiums for say 5-10 years, or until the loan-to-value (LTV) fell to 78%, many new FHA borrowers were stuck paying the [&hellip

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5 Ways to Show Your Home Some Love
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Don't leave your home out of the Valentine's Day fun - send it a love note or two with these quick tips.
What are the Ideal Homes for America’s Generations?
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As the housing market changes, here are the ideal homes for America's generations, from Generation Z to Baby Boomers!

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Do Mortgage Payments Increase?
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Mortgage Q&A: “Do mortgage payments increase?” While this sounds like a no-brainer question, it’s actually a little more complicated than it appears. You see, there a number of different reasons why a mortgage payment can increase, aside from the obvious interest rate change. But let’s start with the obvious and go from there. And yes, [&hellip

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Mother-In-Law Apartments Provide Benefits With Relative Ease
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Whether you're housing an elderly relative, a recent grad, or out-of-town visitors, an accessory dwelling unit can be a real asset.
These are the Hot Markets to Shop for Foreclosed Homes in 2019
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If you're looking to get a great deal on a foreclosed home in 2019, here are five markets you'll want to include in your search, from Homes.com.

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The 5/5 ARM Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage for the Faint of Heart
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There’s a popular new loan in town that a lot of credit unions seem to be offering known as the “5/5 ARM,” which essentially replaces the more aggressive 5/1 ARM that continues to be the mainstay at larger banks and lenders. The San Francisco Federal Credit Union offers it via their POPPYLOAN, Caliber Home Loans [&hellip

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This Is How High a 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Will Be in 2020
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If there’s one thing we’re not short of, it’s mortgage rate forecasts. Everyone seems to have an opinion, though often they’re just that, opinions. Still, mortgage rates are always top of mind for prospective home buyers and existing homeowners because they can translate to lots of dollars in savings. That being said, we now have [&hellip

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The evolution of the good faith estimate – Lexington Law
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A good faith estimate (GFE) is a comparison of mortgage offers. Recently, it has morphed into a loan estimate—a similar concept with a few small differences.
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