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A and N Tips: Rock That Tax Return!

Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Consider using your tax return to maximize your future financial situation Refi to a Lower Rate By refinancing to a fixed and/or lower interest rate, you can improve your mortgage savings and your … Continue reading

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Does a Property Need to have Appliances?

  Credit: Michelle Meiklejohn Habitable Condition:  Property must be in a condition that is immediately habitable and must contain: • At least one fully functional bathroom (i.e., shower/tub, toilet, and hand sink). • Other bathroom(s), if not functional, must be … Continue reading

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I have been receiving a lot of questions about FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium, Here are Some Answers

FHA mortgage insurance is similar to the private mortgage insurance (PMI) required for conventional mortgages with down payments below 20%, but key differences exist: Up-front Fees: 1% up-front fee due at closing. Rate: For fixed rate loans, there is an … Continue reading

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Is Mortgage Fraud on the rise even with the new Fannie Mae requirements for QC?

While commercial loan origination and median home prices have been trending downwards, mortgage and property fraud rates have been steadily increasing, up 75% from pre-recession peaks. According to the CoreLogic Fraud Index, $12 billion worth of originated loans were found … Continue reading

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