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August 2019

Why Use a Local Mortgage Lender?
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  Real estate agents who would represent you as a buyer do care which lender you use. They’ll often suggest that you use a local lender who’s experienced with your area’s nuances, such as local taxation rules, settlement procedures and appraisal methodologies. These areas are…

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Moving Checklist & Planner
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  Let’s face it, moving is stressful. Moving all your belongings from one place to another is hard, and so is relocating your life in general. But, let’s not forget that moving to a new place is an exciting time! We scoured the internet looking…

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Pen Pals with Your Mortgage Lender?
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  According to a piece in the Wall Street Journal, it is a common practice for underwriters to reach out to borrowers asking for letters of explanation sometimes referred to as “comfort letters” to firm up mushy spots in their knowledge of borrowers’ situations. These…

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Understanding Your Finances
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  One of the first steps in the homebuying process is fully understanding your finances. It’s important and necessary to help you determine how much you can afford. Start by asking yourself the following questions and gather all your supporting documentation: What is your annual…

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