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7 Steps to Take to Refinance Your Home
Posted on October 15, 2019

Many individuals think that refinancing their home is easier than buying a house – however, it may not always be that way. [...]


Everything You Need to Know About Your Home Insurance Score
Posted on April 5, 2018

Your Home Insurance Score plays a vital role in determining the premiums you pay, saving - or costing - you hundreds of dollars. [...]


9 Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Chances of Obtaining a Mortgage
Posted on January 4, 2018

Several factors are considered by lenders before approving a mortgage. If you make enough of the following mistakes, you can kiss that home loan goodbye.[...]


Will Paying Rent on Time Help to Boost Your Credit Score?
Posted on April 25, 2017

Will Paying Rent on Time Help to Boost Your Credit Score?[...]


The Most Effective Method for Lowering Home Insurance Premiums
Posted on March 7, 2017

Your credit history can affect your insurance premiums[...]


5 Things to Consider Before Applying for a Mortgage
Posted on October 18, 2016

Even in this day and age, an important part of the American Dream involves owning your own home. In fact, for many citizens of the country, home ownership is synonymous with economic certainty. But in order to achieve this significant milestone, individuals have to first apply and get approved for a mortgage. Most people think that [...]


Even Without a 20% Down Payment, You Can Buy a Home
Posted on September 1, 2016

There is a myth that has been passed down from parents to children and from college professors to students. It goes something like this, "If you want to buy a home, you need to raise 20% as down payment."[...]


The Connection Between Credit Scores and Mortgage Rates
Posted on April 19, 2016

For quite some time, mortgage rates have been at record lows. No doubt you're already aware of this - whether in the papers or on the Internet, you must have seen "today's mortgage rates" being advertised everywhere! However, what you probably don't know is[...]


MARKET TRENDS: Pending Home Sales Increase By Just 0.2% in October
Posted on December 14, 2015

In a recent report, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced that pending home sales index edged up to 107.7 in October, eking out a gain of just 0.2%. While this increase marked the end of two straight months of declines, it fell decidedly short of economists’ expectations for a 1.0% rebound. Pending sales were [...]