4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Fluctuating Mortgage Rates

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Top Risks in Financing Home Renovations

Find the best financing for home improvement and renovation projects.

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Will Rising Mortgage Rates Decrease Home Sales?

Rising mortgage interest rates can mean a decline in home sales.

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5 Smart Ways to Get a Down Payment to Buy a Home

It’s a common misconception that buyers need to save up a big down payment to purchase a home.

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Need Cash for Your Business? 5 Alternatives to Your Savings and Family

There comes a time in the life of any business when a little extra cash could come in handy – Whether cash flow is tight because of overdue receivables,…

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The Truth About Student Loan Debt: It May Be a Good Thing…

There are many advantages to a college education even though the average student loan debt of $29,400 may be a very real fear.

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When it comes to mortgage rates, it’s all about trends and expectations. If rates were on their way down, the headlines would all be about the unprecedented home affordability that sub-five percent rates signified. But because mortgage rates were recently in the three percent range, people panic when they... Read more
Since the Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, there may be some fallout in the world of mortgage — specifically, VA mortgages. VA home loans are fully available to couples, married or unmarried, as long as both parties are eligible for VA benefits... Read more
The Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) says that home sales to single buyers is at its lowest level since 2001. Singles only purchased 16 percent of homes sold in Texas and only 15 percent of homes sold nationwide. One of the biggest reasons for this, says TAR chairman Shad... Read more
A few years ago, the Miami Herald broke the news that over 5,000 of Florida’s mortgage loan officers were felons who’d been convicted of various frauds. Amazingly, it was legal for them to work in a field that provided so many opportunities to rip off their clients. State mortgage licensing requirements... Read more