Buying a home can seem overwhelming. As possibly the largest purchase you’ll ever make, you may even convince yourself that homeownership is financially beyond your reach. However, there are several factors you can... »
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Loan Limits Increased For 2018Nov 28 2017
Higher loan limits have just been announced for 2018. This is great news for anyone looking to purchase a home in the coming year. It is not yet confirmed that FHA and VA... »
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HomeBridge Financial Services serves the lending needs of home buyers, real estate professionals and builders across the country. Part of that service involves offering a variety of products that fit an ever-growing pool... »
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Foreclosure and VA Home LoansJul 27 2017
Even with the great rates that a VA loan provides, unforeseen circumstances can arise where the veteran is unable to pay for their mortgage any longer. If a foreclosure seems likely the veteran... »
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According to multiple news outlets, ranging from the internationally known Wall Street Journal to newer financial websites, such as Nerd Wallet, many people are turning to non-bank lenders, for their mortgage lending needs.... »
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Can a Surviving Spouse Use a VA Loan?Jul 7 2017
The VA guidelines before 2012 stated that only spouses who died from military-related causes would be allowed to have VA benefits. Since then the VA has changed their stance on loan eligibility for... »
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Can You Receive Gift Funds For a VA Home Loan?Jun 23 2017
Veterans are in a unique position when it comes to home loans. They are offered a number of great benefits such as easier qualifying, extremely competitive rates and of course zero money down. ... »
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Considering selling your home in the next year or two? You may be surprised to hear that some of the simpler home improvement projects often bring the greatest return on your investment when... »
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How To Buy A Home With Little Or No Money Down!May 17 2017
One of the major reasons potential home buyers stay out of the real estate market is the affordability of down payment and closing costs.
Buying a home is one of the biggest financial purchases... »
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There are many things to look at when deciding to buy a home. In addition to determining what you can afford (start with our mortgage calculator) and what type of loan works best for your personal... »
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Beware of These IRS Audit TriggersApr 19 2017
Now that tax season has come to a close, there's no better time to get organized for next year while everything is fresh in your mind.
As a real estate agent, there are many... »
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MortgageSMART – ESCROW…Not Scarecrow!Mar 8 2017
When pursuing a Home Mortgage, one can become very anxious when learning about all of the costs that comprise a monthly payment. The mortgage payment is commonly believed to ONLY be comprised of... »
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Many experts are predicting home prices will rise over the next year. While that is good news for current home owners, it is a negative for renters on the fence about... »
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Six Ways to Declutter Your CountertopsMar 1 2017
If you find yourself short on counter space, these six inventive tips can help you organize and maximize any counter in the house:
On the wall. Take a look around your walls, particularly walls where... »
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Can a VA Loan Be Passed to a Spouse or Children?Feb 16 2017
While the majority of servicemembers and veterans are eligible for a VA home Loan, what are the requirements for spouses or even children? When looking into the VA Loan eligibilty there are always... »
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Dessert in 6 Ingredients or LessFeb 7 2017
Dive into dessert with these simple recipes in no time flat—all requiring six ingredients or less.
14 vanilla wafers, divided
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
2 tablespoons hot water
2 snack-size... »
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