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Christina ChanNovember 4, 20200 comments
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7 Factors That Will Affect Your Home Loan Rate

Christina ChanOctober 18, 20200 comments
Whether you’re about to buy your first house or your fifth house, you’re probably familiar with mortgage loan interest rates—and how they can affect y...
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What are Jumbo Mortgage Rates?

Christina ChanOctober 9, 20200 comments
If the house you have your eye on happens to cost about double the average home in the U.S., you’re probably going to need a jumbo loan to buy it. Not...
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When Is Private Mortgage Insurance Required?

Caitlin RuttenSeptember 28, 20200 comments
PMI. Most home buyers have it, but many don’t know why. If you’ve ever had a conventional mortgage or currently are shopping around for on...
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7 Myths About the Mortgage Loan Process

Christina ChanSeptember 14, 20200 comments
Getting a mortgage isn’t something you do on a regular basis. So, whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’ve applied for mortgages multiple times, it...
Is a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Your Best Choice?20200905015500

Is a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Your Best Choice?

Christina ChanSeptember 5, 20200 comments
One of the most important decisions you’ll make when you buy a house is how you will finance that purchase. Most home buyers can’t pay cash for a hous...
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What is a Variable Rate Mortgage?

Caitlin RuttenAugust 24, 20200 comments
What is a Variable Rate Mortgage? When you’re buying a new home, unless you’re paying cash, selecting the right type of mortgage is a critical step. D...
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What Are the Different Types of Mortgages?

Christina ChanAugust 13, 20200 comments
Buying a home involves more than just choosing a house. Not only do you have choices to make with real estate agents, neighborhoods, lenders, and hous...
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7 Tips for Reducing Mortgage Payments

Caitlin RuttenAugust 4, 20200 comments
Most people pay on a mortgage for years, so thinking about reducing mortgage payments is pretty normal. If you’ve been having that thought, you’ll be ...
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How Do Mortgages Work?

Caitlin RuttenJuly 9, 20200 comments
If you’re thinking about buying a home, it’s a good idea to bring yourself up to speed on various parts of the transaction. How mortgages work is cert...