Tag: Mortgage

Increase Your Credit Score Quickly Before Applying for a Mortgage
Posted on 02/09/2020
Increase Your Credit Score Quickly Before Applying for a Mortgage
It’s hard to overstate the importance of credit scores when it comes to buying a home. Along with your down payment, your credit score is a deciding factor of getting approved and securing a low interest rate. Credit can be complicated. And, if you want to buy a home in the near future, it can seem daunting to try...
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Financial Assistance Programs for Your New Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
Financial Assistance Programs for Your New Home
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay If you’re in the market for a new home, chances are you’ve been evaluating your finances. As a first-time homebuyer, there are programs in place to help with the down payment. According to the December 2019 Realtor Index Confidence Survey, first-time homebuyers accounted for 31% of all sales, and 77% put down less...
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Coming to Friendly Terms - Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Posted on 05/12/2019
Coming to Friendly Terms - Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Ginnie, Freddie, and Fannie are friends of the real estate mortgage and housing industry. You hear about them whenever you read very deeply about how mortgages work. But who are they? And what do they have to do with you? What’s in a name? These three entities are nicknames for mortgage agencies established by the United States Government....
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