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11 documents you need to apply for a mortgage

11 documents you need to apply for a mortgage

You can neutralize a huge chunk of mortgage application stress with one simple strategy—gathering up all the documents you’re likely to be required to provide before you submit your application. Your lender might not ask for all of these documents,

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

Simple weekend remodeling projects you can afford

There’s nothing like the satisfaction of a budget-conscious weekend home improvement project that makes your home feel even more like your own little castle. The trick is choosing a project you can pull off by yourself that will also help

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Mortgage FAQs

Mortgage FAQs

For a first-time homebuyer, getting a mortgage can be a daunting experience—but don’t be scared away by the jargon surrounding the lending experience. To guide you to the right direction, we have compiled this list of frequently asked mortgage questions.

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What are closing costs and how can I reduce them?

What are closing costs and how can I avoid themmtg-closing-costs-header-blog

When you’re planning on buying your first home, you’ve probably considered the amount you need to save up for your down payment, but that may not be all you need to pay. To finalize your home purchase, there will be

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What does a title company actually do?

What does a title company actually do?

Paying for the services of a title company comes as a surprise to many first-time homebuyers. Can’t you just look up the names of the previous owners yourself? What does a title company do that’s worth another line item of

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