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The Potential Cost of Waiting
The Potential Cost of Waiting
Affordability declines quickly when rates and prices rise together. The potential change in payments with a 10% price increase and ...
Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure
Closing On Time
Many factors can impact your closing date. Let’s talk about two – your written Loan Estimate and your final Closing ...
Avoid Refinancing Traps
Avoid Refinancing Traps
The Automatic Payment Trap It can take up to two weeks to have automatic payments canceled. If your payments are ...
Home Inspections
Home Inspections
We’re often asked if a home inspection is required. The answer is usually no, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t ...
Mortgage Planner
Mortgage Planner
For most people, the only possible mortgage plan is to pay it off as quickly as possible. There’s nothing wrong ...
Refinance Dos and Don'ts
Refinance Dos and Don'ts
DO: Continue to make your regular payments. However, if you have a payment due just prior to your scheduled closing, ...
Dreaming of a Second Home?
Dreaming of a Second Home?
Have you always dreamed of owning a vacation home? It’s not a decision to be taken lightly, but if it ...
Still Writing Checks to the Landlord?
Still Writing Checks to the Landlord?
Home loan payments may now be less than rent payments. If you don’t intend to stay in your home long, ...
Improving Your Home
Improving Your Home
A remodeling project may involve lots of choices, but you have only five basic ways to pay for it: cash, ...