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Applying for a mortgage: Stay ahead of the game

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Applying for a mortgage is often portrayed as a Byzantine process that hits you with round after round of heavy-handed demands just as you’re feeling the most stressed about snagging the house of your dreams. Looking for a way to

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VA Home Loan mortgages put vets right at home

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Since the 1940s, the U.S. government has rewarded the service of military personnel by guaranteeing mortgage loans at exceptional rates. The VA Home Loan program is designed to help veterans and their spouses land back in civilian life with both

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8 contingency clauses to protect you during a home sale

8 contingency clauses to protect you during a home sale

Buying or selling a home can be a nerve-racking business, but you can inject a measure of control with contract contingencies that protect your interests. Contingencies give you the right, as either the buyer or the seller, to back out

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What kind of mortgage is right for you?

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  Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or you’re looking to upgrade, the array of mortgage options available to you can be confusing. We’ll walk you through your options to help you pick the right loan for your financial situation.

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What Will a Mortgage Cost You?

What Will a Mortgage Cost You?

When you’re house hunting, the costs you’re thinking of are probably the sales price of the home or the current interest rates on mortgages—or maybe even the downpayment cost. But there’s a lot of costs that go into a mortgage,

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