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How Long do You Pay Mortgage Insurance?

  If you pay mortgage insurance on your loan, you probably wonder when you will be able to stop. That’s a valid concern. Unfortunately, it’s not a one-size-fits-all answer. It depends on the type of loan and the value of your home. Get Matched with a Lender, Click Here. Show More Summary

What Settlement Statement Items are Tax Deductible?

Closing on a loan can cost you several thousand dollars. Before you let that prevent you from buying a home or refinancing, learn which settlement statement items are tax deductible. This lowers the overall cost of closing on a loan, by lowering your tax liability at the end of the year. Show More Summary

How do Student Loans Affect Getting a Mortgage?

You went to college and left with not only a degree, but a whole slew of student loans. Now you want to buy your own home, but wonder how you will do it. Will lenders turn you away because of your college debt? Looking for Current Mortgage Interest Rates? Click Here. Show More Summary

How Escrow Protects Both Home Buyers and Sellers

When you hold something in ‘escrow’ you give a neutral third party possession of a valuable. In the case of real estate, you give the third party the buyer’s money and the seller’s deed. This third party is neutral – he does not care one way or the other if the buyer buys the home […] The post How Escrow Protects Both Home Buyers and Sellers appeared first on Blown Mortgage.

What are the Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Line of Credit?

When you need cash, you may want to tap into your home’s equity. One such way to do this is with a home equity line of credit. This second mortgage puts a second lien on your home, but gives you access to up to 85% of your home’s value. The amount you may borrow depends […] The post What are the Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Line of Credit? appeared first on Blown Mortgage.

Is a Silent Second Mortgage Legal?

Scraping together money for down payment is one of the most common challenges American homebuyers have today. It can be hard to come up with a down payment for a home when, ideally, it has to be around 20 percent of the property’s purchase price. Show More Summary

Tech for Mortgage: Revolutionizing an Entire Industry

In an age where smartphones redefine the way news is spread or business is made, where supercomputers are catapulting humans’ reach into deep space, and where the internet is rapidly becoming the medium of progress, the mortgage industry is noticeably left behind. Show More Summary

Pet-friendly Homes: A Pet-lover’s Guide to Buying a Home

Every home buyer has their own characteristics or personalities. For pet-loving home buyers, the biggest factors that help them decide which home to purchase have something to do with their furry friends. Pet-friendly homes are quite tricky to find. Show More Summary

What Are Your Closing Cost Payment Options?

Homeownership is a journey full of wild emotions. One day you find yourself exhausted with all the paperwork and agent appointments and another time you’re all fussy and excited about the prospect of moving. It’s a lot to take, but there...Show More Summary

Starting Out With a Starter Home: Some Considerations for You to Look Into

What is a starter home? How can you finance this type of property? What goes into your decision when buying one? All these questions concerning starter homes deserve an article. In all fairness, buying a starter home is like buying any other home. Show More Summary

This Year, It’s Time You Correct Your Credit

? Eating healthier, staying active by finally going to the gym, and trying to have more time for yourself and family. Perhaps these are the improvements that you want to work on in 2018. That’s great but there’s one more important thing we thought you might consider focusing more on this year — your credit. Show More Summary

Factors that Help Determine If You’re Ready to Expand Your Home

Perhaps your family has grown since you bought the home you’re living in and there isn’t any room for the little newcomer. In this case, expanding the home’s living space can be the only option. However, deciding to expand your home needs careful planning and requires a lot of work. Show More Summary

Home Buying Nightmare: Having Buyer’s Remorse

Having homebuyer’s remorse is a difficult and uneasy feeling for anyone. How does this happen and what can I do when faced with such a situation? What if after purchasing your home or being under contract, you’ll have an overwhelming...Show More Summary

Need Help With Your Down Payment? This Crowdfunding Site Might Get You Started

HomeFundMe is a platform that allows potential homebuyers to crowdfund their down payment. More recently, it launched a portal where employers can pitch in their employees’ crowdfunding venture. Crowdfunding is just one among many modern-day methods to overcome the down payment hurdle. Show More Summary

Home Inspection 101: What to Look For When Hiring a Home Inspector

Quite a few reasons come to mind if you think about the importance of getting a home inspection. When you decide to buy a home, you need to look for the right property to purchase. In order to find the perfect home to buy, you need to...Show More Summary

Is a House a Measure of Success?

As an adult, you might have found yourself asking this very common question: “How successful am I in my life so far?” There are many different ways to answer this question; each answer highly personal. Every individual has his or her own definition of success and may devise different ways of achieving it. Show More Summary

HUD Allocates $37 Million to Support Housing for People With HIV/AIDS

The funding will go to 32 local housing programs supporting more than 4,000 low-income individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families who may be at risk of homelessness, according to HUD’s statement. The Housing and Urban Development renewed...Show More Summary

Here’s How the US Housing Market Looks Like As It Enters 2018

Recently, we’ve tackled experts’ predictions for the housing market in 2018. But how are these projections manifested in figures? We’ve gathered data from reputed housing sources to give you a glimpse of this phase of transition as the market sets the table for a new year. Show More Summary

Do You Want to Buy a Home in Rural Areas? Consider USDA Loans!

Imagine living in a quiet neighborhood and away from the hustle-bustle of the city. Isn’t that quite appealing? Surprisingly, a lot of potential homebuyers crave this kind of living. For homebuyers who are thinking of living in rural areas, a beneficial mortgage program always comes to mind: USDA loans. Show More Summary

Here’s How to Prep Your Home for Selling Next Year

Here, we have compiled the best practices to start preparing your home for selling come the new year. Have you been waiting for the perfect timing to sell? The start of the year might just be that timing you’ve been hoping for. Turkey...Show More Summary

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