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Should You Rent or Buy?

Posted on: November 1, 2022

What’s better, renting or buying? If you look at pure numbers, it appears that over the past 5 or 6 years, renters have seen their costs go up while homeowners’ […]


VA Streamline and Cash-Out Refinances: Perfect HARP Alternatives

VA Streamline and Cash-Out Refinances: Perfect HARP Alternatives

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Since the introduction of the Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP in 2009, Congress has tried to address the negative equity many home owners have. HARP and later HARP 2.0 […]


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Common First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid [Part 1]

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Unfortunately, predicting the future is next to impossible.  Things happen when buying and selling Real Estate that even defy reason, and all we can do sometimes is learn what not […]


Should You Sell Your Home “For Sale By Owner?”

Should You Sell Your Home “For Sale By Owner?”

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Here are some reasons you might want to hire a great real estate agent instead of doing it For Sale By Owner. A question of experience Because you probably haven’t […]


Why Is My Mortgage Lender Raising My VA Home Loan Payments?

Why Is My Mortgage Lender Raising My VA Home Loan Payments?

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Often we get questions from Veterans who need answers about their VA home loan. Here’s a question from Robert M., a visitor to our Facebook page: Q: Dear Military VA Loan: […]


VA Minimum Property Requirements (MPRs)

VA Minimum Property Requirements (MPRs)

Posted on: November 1, 2022

If you plan to buy a home with a VA home loan, you should know about VA’s minimum property requirements, or MPRs. MPRs are the minimum standards that the home […]


Do You Have Enough Homeowner’s Insurance? Here’s How to Tell

Do You Have Enough Homeowner’s Insurance? Here’s How to Tell

Posted on: November 1, 2022

You finally found the house you have been dreaming of. The mortgage papers are ready to sign. But you need to find the right home insurance to protect your new […]


What’s the difference between interest rate and APR?

What’s the difference between interest rate and APR?

Posted on: November 1, 2022

APR vs interest rate: What’s the difference? An interest rate tells you how much interest you’ll pay each year, while an APR captures the full cost of borrowing, including closing […]


How to Apply for a VA Loan

How to Apply for a VA Loan

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Mortgages can be difficult to understand. They’re fairly complex, mostly because they’re used for very large purchases. However, if you’re new to mortgages or VA loans, then the process might […]


When Should You Refinance A VA Loan?

When Should You Refinance A VA Loan?

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Refinancing can be an excellent way to save money on monthly payments. That being said, not everybody should refinance – at least not yet. Figuring if and when you should […]