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What is an Assumable Mortgage?

What is an Assumable Mortgage?

There are many ways to structure a loan for buying a home. One lesser-known way is with an assumable mortgage. Here’s what that means and how it works: What is an Assumable Mortgage? An assumable mortgage is a home loan where the buyer legally takes ove

Apr 18, 2023 | Purchasing a Home

What do Appraisers Consider When Valuing a House?

What do Appraisers Consider When Valuing a House?

As you begin the process to get a new mortgage, whether for a home purchase or a refinance loan, your lender will order an appraisal for the property to determine how much it is worth. That valuation will play a large part in your overall mortgage plan. I

Apr 11, 2023 | Purchasing a Home

Should You Help Your Kids Pay for Their Mortgage?

Should You Help Your Kids Pay for Their Mortgage?

According to a recent survey, almost a quarter of millennials and Gen Z homeowners said their parents had given them money in the past year to help with a rent or mortgage payment. That’s not hard to understand considering how much skyrocketing inflation

Apr 04, 2023 |

What is Cash to Close?

What is Cash to Close?

As you get into the mortgage application process, you may hear your lender use the term “cash to close.” What’s the difference between this phrase and closing costs? What does “Cash to Close” mean? Also called “funds to close,” cash to close denotes the

Mar 28, 2023 | Purchasing a Home

What is a Loan Estimate?

What is a Loan Estimate?

During the mortgage application process, you will receive a very important document called the Loan Estimate (LE). This three-page form will provide you with detailed information about your proposed mortgage. Here’s what you need to know to effectively ma

Mar 21, 2023 | Purchasing a Home

What Fees are Included in Mortgage Closing Costs?

What Fees are Included in Mortgage Closing Costs?

When you buy a home or refinance your mortgage, you should expect to pay closing costs. What are these fees and what is it you are paying for? Closing Costs Defined Closing costs are charges for basically all the services it takes to put together a mort

Mar 14, 2023 | Purchasing a Home

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