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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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4 Financial Topics to Discuss Before You Get Married

Money is a touchy subject in many households. Getting married will certainly affect you and your partner financially. Whether you decide to combine your finances or not, having open and honest conversations about money early on is crucial. Studies have shown that 1 out of 3 adults admit that money is the source of conflict […]

August 11, 2022
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5 Tips to Make the Most of End of Summer in Your Yard and Garden
5 Tips to Make the Most of End of Summer in Your Yard and Garden

The August heat has rolled in, and autumn is waiting just around the corner. That said, there’s still plenty of time left to enjoy your summer in your yard and garden! 1. Bring on the Shade Rising temperatures and heat index in the month of August make shady spaces more important than ever. If you […]

August 04, 2022
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Extended Rate Lock: Lock Your Rate in Early and Relax!
Extended Rate Lock: Lock Your Rate in Early and Relax!

What is an Extended Rate Lock? An extended rate lock is a mortgage loan option that allows home purchasers to “lock” in today’s interest rate and guard themselves from the added cost of rising rates before they settle on their new home. A lower interest rate translates into a lower monthly payment, making extended rate […]

July 28, 2022
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Tips for Buying a Home in a Different State
Tips for Buying a Home in a Different State

Buying a home can be a daunting task but buying in a different state can bring a higher level of stress and more of the unknown. We have compiled a list of tips and tricks to help make your buying and moving processes as seamless as possible. Make Sure You Do Your Research on Real […]

July 21, 2022
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Jumbo Arm Loans – Secure a Low Initial Interest Rate on Loan Amounts Up to $3m!
Jumbo Arm Loans – Secure a Low Initial Interest Rate on Loan Amounts Up to $3m!

What is an ARM Loan? When securing home financing, some borrowers wonder whether to choose a fixed-rate or an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). An ARM is a home loan with an interest rate that adjusts over time to reflect market conditions. With hybrid ARMs, borrowers may access a below-market rate for a fixed term (normally 3-10 […]

July 14, 2022
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