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Five Keys To A More “Approvable” Mortgage Application

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:30:13 PDT

The mortgage application process is neither mysterious nor alarming. These five simple steps will help you complete the process successfully and enjoy a smooth closing of your home purchase or refinance.(image) featured image mortgage application


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Mortgage Rates Today, March 27, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:30:27 PDT

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.(image) 3.27 date


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Single Women Homebuyers: Your Guide To Getting It Right

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 02:30:07 PDT

Single women have a lot of home-buying power. Here's how to exercise yours and get what you want.(image) featured image single women


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Today’s Mortgage Rates Analysis

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 02:15:24 PDT

Current mortgage rates and mortgage market movement. Today's mortgage rates and mortgage news. Live rate quotes available. News and data provided by MBSQuoteline, a real-time mortgage market data service available to loan officers, real estate agents, and other finance professionals.(image) s0327


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How Can I Avoid A Home Appraisal When I Apply For A Mortgage?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:30:44 PDT

The home appraisal adds extra time and cost to a home purchase or refinance. Fortunately, not all mortgages require them.(image) featured image avoid home appraisal


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Mortgage Rates Today, March 24, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:01:12 PDT

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.(image) 3.24 dates


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What’s The Best Way To Pay Mortgage Refinance Closing Costs?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:30:58 PDT

Your mortgage refinance comes at a cost, even if you don't see it. There are several ways to pay to refinance your home loan, and we'll show you the pros and cons of them here.(image) featured image mortgage refinance how to pay


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Can You Apply For A Mortgage With Two Lenders At Once?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:00:24 PDT

Is it okay to apply with two or more mortgage lenders? To make sure you get approved, or to lock in the best interest rate? There are pros and cons to this strategy.(image) featured image two lenders at once


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Soft Fed Announcement Means Relief For Mortgage Rates

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:34:14 PDT

Current mortgage rates are falling, thanks to a less aggressive Federal Reserve and a stifling stock market. Is it time to lock?(image) Freddie Mac Weekly Bars


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Confident Buyers Stoke The Red-Hot New Home Market

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:32:20 PDT

New construction homes are selling fast. Buyers believe their employment opportunities are great, and call for higher rates and prices in 2017.(image) New Home Sales February 2017


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Mortgage Rates Today, March 23, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:06:26 PDT

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.(image) 3.23 dates


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Buyers Get A Better Shot At Affordable Housing In 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:29:23 PDT

Home values did not rise in January, the first time in 59 months that's happened. But, prices are up nearly 6% for the year. Is it time to buy?(image) FHFA Home Price Index


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Buying A House Where Prices Exceed Your Budget

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:30:36 PDT

Buying a house, especially a fixer-upper, is an investment that could pay off big-time, or deplete every resource you have. Follow these tips for choosing financing and unloading your property for profit.(image) featured image big house small budget


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Mortgage Rates Today, March 22, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:19:06 PDT

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.(image) 3.22 dates the real one stupid


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Need a Fast Refi? Now Could Be The Perfect Time

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:50:38 PDT

Lenders are closing refinances fast. That could help compensate for slightly higher rates. Borrowing costs are reduced with faster close times.(image) Ellie Mae Days To Close Refinance


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Mortgage Rates Today, March 21, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:13:57 PDT

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.(image) 3.21 date


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All About Mortgage Reserves For Your Home Loan Approval

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:30:45 PDT

Mortgage reserves are funds that you will have after closing that will be available to make your payments if your income stops temporarily or you have an unexpected financial emergency. But hoe much do you need to get approved for a mortgage?(image) featured image reserves


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HELOC Subordination: Something No One Asks About, But Everyone Should

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:00:40 PDT

Subordination for home equity loans and HELOCs comes into play when you refinance the underlying first mortgage but don't want to include the second mortgage in the refinance. The old equity loan must be subordinated to the new loan. But that's not always easy.(image) Don’t Let Your HELOC Stop You From Refinancing


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Report: Home Buying Gains Steam; Buyers Dominate Mortgage Market

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:35:46 PDT

For 23 months straight, home buyers have made their presence known in the mortgage market, accounting for more than half of all transactions.(image) Ellie Mae Purchase vs Refinance February 2017


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Mortgage Rates Today, March 20, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:00:43 PDT

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.(image) 3.20


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