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How Your Rental History Might Finally Help You Qualify For a Mortgage Young couple moving into their first house Home Ownership

How Your Rental History Might Finally Help You Qualify For a Mortgage

Even if you previously had a mortgage application rejected, you may want to try again. Fannie Mae recently announced changes to their underwriting process. The new calculations will include your history of rental payments. That’s great news for anyone that’s been a reliable tenant for years while saving for a house. This new process should […]

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Can You Afford that House? The 30% Rule, Explained Home Ownership

Can You Afford that House? The 30% Rule, Explained

When shopping around for a home, one of the first questions you should ask yourself is how much house you can afford. Understanding whether or not you can afford a specific mortgage payment — and the rest of the costs that come with home ownership — is a necessary part of the process. Make sure […]

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What is an FHA Loan? Can You Use One as a Mortgage? Home Ownership

What is an FHA Loan? Can You Use One as a Mortgage?

Owning a house is an accomplishment that takes quite a while to achieve. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can make that dream come true, especially nowadays. Purchasing a house with an FHA loan is one of them. You may have previously heard about FHA loans. However, did you know you can use this […]

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Better Mortgage Review House, Calculator, & Cash on Desktop Mortgage

Better Mortgage Review

Founded in 2014, Better Mortgage provides consumers with an online platform that offers mortgage rates as well as access to homeowner’s insurance and leading real estate agents across the U.S. Borrowers can secure rate quotes, apply for loans, and sign required documents all online. Like the new breed of home loan providers, Better Mortgage doesn’t […]

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AmeriSave Review Mini House on Top of Mortgage Application Mortgage

AmeriSave Review

AmeriSave is a mortgage financing (and refinancing) company that has been in business since 2002. It’s headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company operates throughout the United States. It primarily manages mortgages online, using technology to offer customers low interest rates through an online only application process. AmeriSave has issued more than $55 billion worth of […]

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Quicken Loans Review Man Holding Mini Home & Money Mortgage

Quicken Loans Review

Quicken Loans is a mortgage lending company based in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded by billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert in 1985. Gilbert also owns the Cleveland Cavaliers and had a public feud (and reconciliation) with LeBron James. Today, Quicken Loans is the largest online retail mortgage lender in the United States. Since 2013, the company […]

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster or Invest More? Investing

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster or Invest More?

In many ways, choosing between paying off the mortgage faster or investing more mirrors the decision gamblers make every time they place a bet at the slot machine. If you really think about it, each pull of the handle is just like when someone decides to “invest.” Sure, it’s possible to win given the right […]

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Payment Relief For Federally Backed Mortgages Was Just Extended Mini Home, Coins, Bag of Money, & Alarm Clock Mortgage

Payment Relief For Federally Backed Mortgages Was Just Extended

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches past the 12-month mark, many homeowners still find themselves struggling financially. If you have lost your job or seen reduced income, you may still be eligible for mortgage forbearance. The good news is that you likely still qualify, even if you already accepted mortgage relief earlier in the pandemic. According […]

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