Category Archives: Home Loans

Where are Mortgage Rates after Brexit?

As you may know, Britain voted recently to leave the European Union – this was coined Brexit – which caused immediate instability to the world’s financial markets. The European Union – often known as the EU – is an economic … Continue reading

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Phishing Scams on the Rise – How to Protect Yourself

Phishing scams are on the rise and we’ve also noticed our virus protection detecting a lot of threats in our incoming email. As recent victims of identity theft, we feel it’s important to arm the people we know and care … Continue reading

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Top Real Estate Scholars Weigh In on Buying vs Renting

Do you have friends or family who rent who have been weighing the pros and cons of continuing to rent vs buying a home? We’re not talking about just the calculations to compare payments to see which is lower, we’re … Continue reading

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Wow, a $20k “Tiny House” that is Really Nice and is Changing Mortgage and Zoning Requirements!

For years Auburn University students at the design school’s Rural Studio have been working on a problem that until now was impossible to solve – “How do you design a home that someone living below the poverty line can afford, … Continue reading

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Why This Fed Rate Increase Shouldn’t Change Your Plans to Buy or Sell Real Estate

The Fed just increased it’s benchmark interest rate. Like most people, you’re probably wondering just what this means if you’re thinking about buying or selling a home. Or getting a new mortgage. We turned to one of our mortgage partners, … Continue reading

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What Personal Documents You Need To Keep and For How Long

At this time of the year it is pretty common to start thinking about how to get better organized for next year. An important area to pay particular attention to is all of the paperwork that has piled up during … Continue reading

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Tips to get you Ready for a new Mortgage

Courtesy of our friends over at, here are their three best tips on getting ready for a new mortgage. Be it purchasing a new home or refinancing the current one, the banks are looking for the same things and you can … Continue reading

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