Moving Checklist

5 Tips for an Organized Move

If you thought choosing the right home was difficult, think again. Planning a move can induce nightmares and panic attacks in a normally sane individual. Is it really possible to pack all the things you’ve accumulated over the years into a single moving truck without losing your sanity? It is – if you follow these five simple tips.

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Has the Mortgage Process Changed since the Dodd-Frank Act? - Zing Blog

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Applying for a Mortgage

During the underwriting process, your mortgage company will be examining your finances quite closely to ensure you’re a solid loan candidate. Because of this, it’s important that nothing you do makes your mortgage company question your ability to pay them back. To show them you’re nothing short of their dream loan candidate, here’s a list of things you should avoid doing during the underwriting process.

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Upgrading from Renter to Homeowner: How Do You Know You're Ready? - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Upgrading from Renter to Homeowner: How Do You Know You’re Ready?

If you’re renting a home or an apartment, the time will likely come when you want to upgrade. Whether you’re looking to settle down with your significant other or you’re itching to invest in more than just your monthly rent check, the time may come when you’re ready to switch hats from renter to homeowner. But how do you know if you’re ready, financially?

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Why Waiting for a New Home Could Cost You Money - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Why Waiting for a New Home Could Cost You Money

A new phenomenon is affecting the mortgage and real estate industries. People who bought a home or refinanced in the last few years have such a ridiculously low mortgage rate that they don’t want to move and have to accept a new mortgage with a higher rate. But the reality is that these people might be making a costly mistake.

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