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Interest Rate Basics Interest Rate Basics

By Malcolm Rivers

As with any type of loan, interest rates are a crucial part of your mortgage and the overall home buying process. What follows are some ideas relevant to understanding and using interest rates to benefit yourself and your family. Keep reading!

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6 Important Home Loan Mortgage Tips: An Interview with Don Wilson of Province Morgage Associates, Inc. 6 Important Home Loan Mortgage Tips: An Interview with Don Wilson of Province Morgage Associates, Inc.

By Don Wilson

Learn the main factors that get in your way when applying for a home mortgage loan.

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Real Estate Appraisals and Your Mortgage: An Interview with Cynthia Gleason of MortgageWorkshop, Inc. Real Estate Appraisals and Your Mortgage: An Interview with Cynthia Gleason of MortgageWorkshop, Inc.

By Cynthia Gleason

Learn what appraisal factors effect your mortgage policy, and more!

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Subprime Mortgage Crisis Basics Subprime Mortgage Crisis Basics

By Malcolm Rivers

The subprime mortgage crisis is an event which has been discussed, evaluated, lamented and addressed in a variety of media to the point of being cliched. What follows is some basic, important information about this cultural and economic phenomenon. Keep reading!

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Expert Advice on Your Mortgage Options: An Interview with Dan White of Mortgage Financial, Inc. Expert Advice on Your Mortgage Options: An Interview with Dan White of Mortgage Financial, Inc.

By Dan White

Dan explains some of the common misconceptions about obtaining a mortgage for your new home, and how to navigate this process properly.

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Improving Your Credit Score for Mortgage Application Improving Your Credit Score for Mortgage Application

By Malcolm Rivers

When considering applying for a mortgage, many factors can influence your decision. No matter which type of options you choose to examine or pursue, your credit scores will play a big part in whether you receive preapproval or not. Use these tips to improve your credit and your potential mortgage options.

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Evaluating 3 Mortgage Types: Conventional, FHA and VA Evaluating 3 Mortgage Types: Conventional, FHA and VA

By Malcolm Rivers

You have several financing options available when considering purchasing a home, and potential borrowers should always compare different lenders and the options and services they offer. Inside, we provide an overview of three different types of mortgages and what they bring to the table

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Massachusetts Home Improvement Grants And Loans Massachusetts Home Improvement Grants And Loans

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

There are several organizations throughout Massachusetts that offer residential home improvement grants or loans to homeowners. All programs require that applicants meet income requirements for funding, with interest rates as low as 1%. Here we'll learn about home improvement funding in Massachusetts.

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Why It's Important To Choose The Right Home Loan Why It's Important To Choose The Right Home Loan

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

Not all home loans are created equal. Inside, we look at the advantages and disadvantages of various loans, to help you find the one that will put you on track to acquire the home of your dreams while suiting your needs financially.

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Understanding The Secondary Mortgage Market Understanding The Secondary Mortgage Market

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Did you just buy a home and soon after get a letter that your mortgage was being transferred or sold to another investor? Welcome to the secondary mortgage market. Inside, we highlight what this market is, and how it effects homeowners.

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