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Five Things To Know About Mortgages and Homebuying

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, people are finding new ways to resume normal activities with an eye toward safety. This includes real estate and mortgage businesses. The good news is that innovations and technology are helping to keep the wheels of real estate turning, but it is safe to say homebuying and financing will look…

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Five tips on mortgages and home buying today

As we proceed through the COVID-19 era, people and banks are finding ways to get back to normal as much as possible, always with an eye towards safety. This includes the real estate and mortgage businesses, which are essential to the housing needs of people everywhere.

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Is now the time to refinance? Five things to consider

Mortgage interest rates are hovering near historic lows. At many lenders, rates are well below 4 percent. For a brief period in March, rates even dipped briefly below 3 percent. Not surprisingly, many homeowners are asking themselves, “Is now the time to refinance?” The answer is … maybe. Before you consider refinancing your existing mortgage,…

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Helping Your Child Buy a Home

How quickly they grow up. Spend a few minutes talking to parents whose children are now grown up and you might hear a common refrain that goes something like this: the years go by so fast, one day they were in diapers and the next day they were moving out of the house. When a…

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Make Your Mortgage Work For You

When was the last time you reviewed your mortgage to make sure it was providing you with all the financial benefits possible? A mortgage is the largest investment many of us will make in our lives, but the longevity of a mortgage loan can make it easy to “set and forget,” resulting in missed opportunities…

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Three Things to Consider When Buying a Vacation Property

It’s a dream for many of us. The cabin up north, or maybe it’s a vacation home down in Florida or Arizona. A place to make memories with the family or enjoy our retirement years in peace and tranquility. But then reality sets in. How much can I really afford? When is the right time…

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