Know Your Mortgage: VA Loans

Know Your Mortgage: VA Loans

We’re getting more comfortable with home loans as the weeks progress, but i’m about to throw in a variable: Veterans are eligible for great perks and discounts on their mortgages. They’re called VA loans, and they are simplified as much as possible in this week’s Know Your Mortgage: VA loans.

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Netflix v. HBO

Netflix v. HBO

Netflix is making a bold effort to become the next HBO with their $100 million original show, “House of Cards.” Can a company with less than a third of their competitor’s subscribers emulate their success?

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Buying a HomePath Home

Buying a HomePath Home

If you’re in the process of looking for a home, you’ve probably looked into foreclosed or bank-owned homes. If that’s the case, then you’ve probably come across HomePath. Here is an introduction into what a HomePath home is and the financial opportunities that come along with it.

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Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Are on the Rise!

Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Are on the Rise!

According to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey report released this week, rates are starting to rise. By no means have you missed your opportunity to take advantage of low rates – they’re still pretty darn near to record lows – but the trend might be on the upswing, and I would be woefully remiss if I didn’t try to encourage you to get in while the gettin is good.

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Mortgage Rates Start the New Year Near Record Lows

Mortgage Rates Start the New Year Near Record Lows

Happy 2013! The new year is all about ritual and resolutions. Everyone plans to eat better, work out more, and get more organized or spend more time with friends and family. We’re all guilty of at least one of these, aren’t we? I wonder, did you, my mortgage-rate seeking friends, resolve anything fun this year? This year, I resolved to avoid a cliche resolution and promised to laugh more and worry less, and bring you the PMMS report every Thursday!

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