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Understanding the Financial Power of Mortgage Points

Understanding the Financial Power of Mortgage Points

In the intricate world of personal finance, few concepts are as intriguing as the role of "points" in mortgage loans. Today, we'll embark on a journey to demystify this intriguing aspect of mortgage financing, much like delving into the nuances of habit f

Feb 06, 2024 | Purchasing a Home

Lease-to-Own Agreements: A Unique Path to Homeownership

Lease-to-Own Agreements: A Unique Path to Homeownership

Today, we're going to explore an unconventional, yet incredibly effective, avenue to homeownership: Lease-to-Own agreements. If you've been yearning to call a place your own but have faced hurdles in the traditional mortgage landscape, this could be your

Jan 30, 2024 | Purchasing a Home

What’s the Difference Between the Sales Price and Appraised Value of a Home?

What’s the Difference Between the Sales Price and Appraised Value of a Home?

During the home buying process, you will encounter many unfamiliar terms, some of which may seem like the same thing. One such pair might be “sales price” and “appraised value.” They both refer to how much the house is worth, right? Actually, there is a d

Apr 06, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

What You Need to Know About FHA Loans in 2022

What You Need to Know About FHA Loans in 2022

It’s a new year and a new chance for many people to become homeowners. There are several mortgage products that are designed for first-time buyers; the FHA loan is especially helpful. Here’s what you need to know about them and the changes that have been

Mar 22, 2022 |

Will a HELOC Affect Your Credit Score?

Will a HELOC Affect Your Credit Score?

With home prices soaring over the past few years, homeowner equity is at all time highs. It could be a great time to tap into some of that equity to pay off debts or finally make those home improvements you’ve been dreaming about. One of the most common w

Mar 16, 2022 |

Can You Get a Loan to Buy an AirBnB?

Can You Get a Loan to Buy an AirBnB?

Renting out privately-owned properties has become the preferred style of accommodations for many travelers today. Sites like AirBnB and VRBO allow property owners to list their condos, houses, and cabins to tourists looking for a different experience from

Mar 09, 2022 |