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Full disclosure: What are home sellers required to tell buyers?
By Victor Whitman, Ask a Lender, January 16, 2018

Most states require home sellers to reveal major problems with a property to the buyer that could affect its value or the buyer's decision to purchase the property.


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How to buy real estate with bitcoin
By Steven Wyble, Ask a Lender, January 16, 2018

It seems like everyone’s talking about bitcoin. If you have a stash of bitcoin that has skyrocketed in value, you may be wondering: Can I buy a house with bitcoin? You can — if you know how to do it. Here are some essential tips for buying real estate with bitcoin.


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Time to Upgrade?
By David Pyles, January 16, 2018

Is your family outgrowing your current home?


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How do I cancel my MI (mortgage insurance)??
By Steven Brand, January 11, 2018

Ugh.  We know that Mortgage Insurance (MI) is a confusing part of the mortgage process. I’m getting that "cancellation" question from many home-owners recently along with current purchasers who are comparing our special “no monthly MI” to options they hear from other banks and mortgage companies.  The  HOMEOWNERS PROTECTION ACT  has 2 main points that homeowners who have Conventional loans with “monthly MI” should know and understand: Borrower paid MI must be cancelled automatically when the...


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Should you make mortgage payments every two weeks?
By Neil Pierson, Ask a Lender, January 10, 2018

Biweekly payment plans can accelerate your mortgage payoff date and save on interest payments, but be aware of the different options available.


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5 essential moves to make after the seller accepts your offer
By Steven Wyble, Ask a Lender, January 10, 2018

The seller has accepted your offer on their house. Great! Now what? Here are five essential moves you need to make after your offer is accepted to ensure a smooth closing.


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Are you ready to buy your first home?
By David Pyles, January 9, 2018

You may be ready to buy a home and don't know it yet!


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Weekly Rate Insider January 8, 2018
By Colorado Home Mortgages, Inc., January 8, 2018

Richard Sardella has been actively managing and providing services in the mortgage industry for over 27 years.


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Here are 6 housing predictions to know for 2018
By Joe Ennis, January 8, 2018

Here are realtor.com’s six major predictions for the housing market in 2018: 1. Home price appreciation – Home prices are expected to rise 3.2% next year. This slower rate of increase will allow for home sales to pick up next year. 2. Mortgage rates – Mortgage rates are expected to average 4.6% throughout the year, but reach 5% for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage by the end of the year. The  Mortgage Bankers Association   also predicted  rates will continue rising, saying mortgage rates could...


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Surprise when Renting your Home.
By Shelia Marshall, January 5, 2018

Planning to go to the Masters next April 2-9th and don’t have a place to stay.