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How to Apply for a Mortgage Online

How to Apply for a Mortgage Online

Not all that long ago, in order to apply for a home loan, you would have to go into a bank or lender office and fill out paperwork by hand. Thankfully, the advance of smartphones and technology have made it more convenient than ever to apply for a mortgag

Mar 24, 2021 |

Why does Buying a Home require so much Insurance?

Why does Buying a Home require so much Insurance?

When you are ready to buy a home, you will hear about a lot of different types of insurance: homeowners’ insurance, private mortgage insurance, title insurance, etc. What is the difference between all of these and why are they required? Here’s everything

Mar 17, 2021 |

Mortgage Rates are Seasonal and Other Secrets

Mortgage Rates are Seasonal and Other Secrets

We’ve known for decades that home buying and selling follows seasonal patterns, but a recent study* from housing tech startup Haus found that mortgage interest rates also have their own pattern. They also uncovered several other tidbits about how and when

Mar 10, 2021 | Interest Rates

Time to Take Advantage of the Commercial Real Estate Market

Time to Take Advantage of the Commercial Real Estate Market

The coronavirus pandemic that shutdown the U.S. economy almost a year ago has continued to affect the nation in many more aspects than just personal health. With millions of American companies forced to have their employees work from home, many of them ha

Mar 03, 2021 |

Can you a Buy a Home with Bad Credit?

Can you a Buy a Home with Bad Credit?

Mortgage interest rates are at record lows and it could be a really good time to get into the housing market. Of course, to get a mortgage loan for a home purchase lenders will look at your credit score. If you’re scared of what they’ll find w

Feb 24, 2021 | Purchasing a Home

Two New Rules That Could Make Getting a Home Loan Easier

Two New Rules That Could Make Getting a Home Loan Easier

Two new mortgage lending rules could help some borrowers more easily qualify for well-priced home loans. In December, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made some final changes to its qualified mortgage (QM) definitions that affect which loans can b

Feb 17, 2021 |