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How much do YOU know about getting a home mortgage loan?

A recent survey by FreeandClear.com, a site that provides mortgage education, found that many Americans lack basic knowledge of mortgages and the home-buying process. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is there to help and to provide advice, but while 24% … Continue reading

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Three good reasons to visit a lender before you’re ready to buy a home

If you’re dreaming of buying a home but know that you are not yet in a position to do so, visiting a lender is probably the farthest thing from your mind. It’s time to re-think that idea. It’s a good … Continue reading

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Fried Quail Recipe for the Holidays

  I got this recipe from a old timer I used as a guide. He we nice enough to share, so I am going to share. Its really good. QUAIL OR ANY MEAT MARINADE 1 Tablespoon Black Pepper (fresh ground … Continue reading

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If you’re a veteran or active military, check out VA home loans

If anyone deserves a little help with home ownership, it’s our Veterans and active military. Thankfully, they get that help. Veterans Affairs home loans are even more beneficial now than they were twenty years ago. Benefits include: More lenient loan … Continue reading

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Want to buy a home? Heed these lessons from the past.

  The American Dream has long been that of home ownership. It makes you feel settled, and a part of a community. It gives you pride in ownership. But still, purchasing a home is not a decision to be made … Continue reading

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Should you refinance your home mortgage loan?

Refinancing your home mortgage loan can be a benefit or a detriment to you, depending upon a few factors. First is the reason for the refinance. If the purpose is to lower your interest rate and/or reduce the remaining years … Continue reading

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Make your mortgage go away faster…

  You’ve purchased a fine new home and now you have a fine new mortgage. Even though you would have been spending those dollars on rent had you not made the purchase, looking at 30 long years of payments can … Continue reading

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5 ways to make sure your new home appreciates in value

  Some may tell you that all homes appreciate in value over time – or that it doesn’t matter, because you’re buying a home to have a home, not an investment. The truth is, most Americans do move every few … Continue reading

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New Credit Reporting Rules Will Raise Scores for Some

Consumer advocates have long been pushing for improvements in the accuracy of reports from the credit bureaus, and now they’ve met with success. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion are applying new, stricter rules to the information they gather from public records. … Continue reading

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