A lot of companies promise it, but few actually can deliver. At Quicken Loans, we’ve made it our mission to help Americans get a mortgage to buy or refinance a home. But we go beyond that. We make it as easy and simple as possible for people to get through the mortgage process and get back to the things that are important to them.
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Buying your first home will be one of the largest financial transaction of your life. Are there opportunities to not have everything you need to pay come out of your pocket? FInd out about seller concessions and get your questions answered!
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One of the first items addressed during the home buying process is your credit. Your credit score is an essential number that can impact whether you’ll be able to qualify for a mortgage. If your credit score falls below, 620, you’ll want to utilize some tools and programs to raise your score. As your credit score rises, different programs will allow improved and lowered interest rates for you.
Picture this: Your dream home, nice yard, great neighborhood, affordable, quiet neighbors; it’s truly more than you’d ever expect it to be. Your heart is racing, and you’re trying your hardest not to seem too eager in front of the real estate agent. That’s when it hits you. Why is this in my price range? Everything about this house points to a higher price point? What is wrong with this property? Read on to find out what a stigmatized property is!
If you’ve been to Italy, Turkey or France, you might’ve fallen in love with the landscape, the cuisine, the culture and the people. So, rather than flying back and forth and spending loads of money on hotels and pricey restaurants, why not invest in a vacation home? There are a few things you need to consider before you attempt to buy one, however, and it’s always better to be prepared than to be regretful. Here are seven things to consider when buying your vacation house overseas.
There are many real estate options when deciding on a home. Wondering what one is best for you and your family, or do you want to know how to distinguish between different property types? To find out, take a look at the definitions below for the most common types of residential real estate.
The home buying process can be daunting, especially the first time around. Mortgages seem like a lot of hassle, but they don’t have to be! When you buy a home, you’ll go through a lot of changes, both emotionally and financially. Quicken Loans recently held a Google Hangout to ease first-time home buyer’s minds during about the mortgage process.
In this installment of our First-Time Home Buyer Q&A Google Hangout (that never ceases to be a mouthful), the experts are asked about appraisals: What are you supposed to do when, after you make an offer on a home, the home is appraised for less than your offer?
Every home comes with a price, and most of the time, the home you want comes with a larger price than you were expecting. So how can you make the home you want more affordable? There are a few different mortgage options that can help in this type of scenario. Mike Berris, director of mortgage banking at Quicken Loans, offers some advice about different ways to lower your monthly mortgage payments on your future home.