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Fixed Rate vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgages

May 16th, 2019

From picking neighborhoods and school districts, to dealing with down payments and home inspections, there are a lot of choices homebuyers need to make. A major decision, one that will affect your finances for years, is what kind of mortgage to get: fixed or adjustable rate.  The most popular type of mortgage is fixed-rate, which means

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Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Basics

May 14th, 2019

Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) When purchasing a home, there are many different costs to factor into a budget. While many people are aware of expenses like taxes and the cost of making repairs, there are some costs that people don’tthink about, such as Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). PMI is an additional monthly expense added to your

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Essential Tips for First-time Homebuyers

May 9th, 2019

The thought of buying your first home can be thrilling – and intimidating. Whether you’ve just started the homebuying journey or you’re in the middle of the process, we’ve got some tips to help you along the way. These tips can be a refresher if this isn’t your first time house-hunting as well.  Down PaymentIt

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Assets First-Time Homebuyers Should Have

October 31st, 2018

Believe it or not, you’ll need more than just a pile of cash to make your first (or second, or third) home purchase. There are other non-monetary assets that you’ll need in order to qualify for a home loan with the lowest interest rate. Add these five assets to your list of things to have

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Buying a Home or Refinancing Soon? Read This First

May 2nd, 2018

The housing marketing has been a bit of a roller coaster ride over the past few years. While the ride has seemed to level off as of late, many homeowners or potential homeowners are waiting to see what happens. We’ve got some good news for you – 2018 is a great time to do either:

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Secured vs. Unsecured Loans

April 20th, 2018

Secured and unsecured loans are the most common types of loans the average person will use throughout their life. But do you know the differences? Understanding how these two types of loans work will help you better understand your own financial portfolio. Secured Loans A secured loan is one protected by an asset, used as

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Unique Mortgages for Every Situation

September 21st, 2016

Our partner, Mortgage Center, offers a variety of mortgage options that other lenders cannot. These Credit Union Exclusive Programs have been designed to bridge the gap in conventional loans, so that you can find the loan program that is best for you. Here are just a few of the exclusive programs available to you: Condominium

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