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5 Key Things to do before Applying for a Mortgage

5 Key Things to do before Applying for a Mortgage

Are you thinking about applying for a mortgage in the near future? If this is your first time buying a home or securing a loan, there are some things you should know before signing on the dotted line to obtain what’s most likely the largest item on the left side of your personal balance sheet. Don’t be tricked into thinking that getting qualified for a mortgage is as easy hitting one button and money appears (as portrayed in the Quicken…

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Millennials Back at the Home Buying Table

Millennials Back at the Home Buying Table

According to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors, first time home buyers are taking an increasing share of the market compared to the last two years.  In 2016 35% of home sales are from first time home buyers with 61% of them under the age of 35.  This number is the highest since 2013 and hit its peak at 50% in 2010.  According to a report by The Dallas Morning News, we should expect this trend to…

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