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This New Mortgage Rule Could Save You from Foreclosure

This New Mortgage Rule Could Save You from Foreclosure

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, millions of Americans lost jobs and many homeowners have had a hard time keeping up with their mortgage payments.According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, around 3% of all residential mortgage borrowers are no

Aug 11, 2021 |

How to Get a Mortgage Without a Credit Score

How to Get a Mortgage Without a Credit Score

Getting a home mortgage loan typically means a lender will run a check of your credit. It is much easier to get a mortgage if you have a great credit score; and you'll get a better deal as well. But what if you don’t have a credit score? Is it still possi

Aug 04, 2021 | Credit

How Big Credit Card Purchases Can Hurt Your Mortgage Terms

How Big Credit Card Purchases Can Hurt Your Mortgage Terms

When you are trying to buy a house, it is important to protect your credit. That means being extra careful to make all your payments on time and not opening any new credit accounts or loans during the mortgage qualification process. Another very important

Jul 28, 2021 | Purchasing a Home

Should I Buy, Build, or Renovate as a First-Time Home Buyer?

Should I Buy, Build, or Renovate as a First-Time Home Buyer?

Today’s housing market faces the lowest level of inventory in over 20 years, according to the National Association of Realtors. That supply is even tighter among the entry-level properties, making it doubly difficult for first-time home buyers to get a fo

Jul 21, 2021 | Purchasing a Home

Can Refinancing Hurt My Credit Score?

Can Refinancing Hurt My Credit Score?

Refinancing a mortgage can be incredibly helpful financially, whether for lowering monthly payments, shortening the loan term, or pulling out equity to pay off debt or for other projects. Even as you achieve those fiscal goals, you may wonder what effect

Jul 14, 2021 | Refinancing a Home

Will My Mortgage Payment Increase Over Time?

Will My Mortgage Payment Increase Over Time?

If you are about to become a first-time homeowner, you may be wondering if your monthly mortgage payment will stay the same or if it will ever go up. The answer depends on what type of home loan you choose: fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, or interest-only. W

Jul 07, 2021 |