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The home financing industry can be complicated. With a language all its own and financial implications to every decision, it can be intimidating. That’s why we’ve brought together a wide selection of resources to help you navigate the entire process.

Mortgage Glossary

Find straightforward definitions for terms that clarify the often-mystifying language of home mortgage finance.

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Calculators

From Debt-to-Income Ratios to Loan Comparisons to Home Affordability; we have assembled a collection of home finance calculators that answer questions and present solutions.

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Recent Blog Posts

Tips to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal Featured
Tips to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Everyone wants to put their best foot forward when it comes to the first impression others have of their home. Curb appeal is important not only to your guests and neighbors, but it can also have a major impact on potential homebuyers’ initial feelings about your property. Most homeowners are so used to looking at […]

May 12, 2021
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Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market Featured
Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

We are in the midst of a booming seller’s market. In real estate, a seller’s market occurs when the demand for homes is greater than the supply. This is the inverse of what happens in a buyer’s market, which is when there is plenty of supply but not as much demand for houses. As the […]

May 07, 2021
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Federal House Financing Agency Announce New Refinance Program for Low-Income Borrowers
Federal House Financing Agency Announce New Refinance Program for Low-Income Borrowers

The FHFA has announced a new refi program to benefit low income borrowers with single family mortgages. These mortgages will be backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This new program is designed to help those who were not in a position to take advantage of 2020’s low rates. This new option could save borrowers […]

April 29, 2021
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10 Obstacles to Avoid when Closing on Your Home Loan
10 Obstacles to Avoid when Closing on Your Home Loan

It takes some time to close even the most straightforward of home loans. These tips offer insight for avoiding pitfalls in between application and closing, so you can help make your loan process as quick and easy as possible! 1. Buying Large Items Avoid buying things like cars, boats, or other high-end items. Purchases like […]

April 28, 2021
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7 Ways to Avoid Mortgage Sabotage
7 Ways to Avoid Mortgage Sabotage

Homebuyers are often not aware of what can cause issues within the home loan process and potentially sabotage your goals. Read these tips to learn some ways to avoid home mortgage sabotage! Credit Cards and New Debt Do not apply for any new credit of any kind! That creditor will show up on your credit […]

April 21, 2021
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