Posts Tagged ‘Mortgage’

What Is Verification of Employment for a Mortgage?

When you apply for a mortgage, underwriters will comb through your finances to determine if you’re a good candidate for a loan. This includes verifying a lot of personal information, […]

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Wells Fargo the Top Mortgage Lender in 2017, Quicken Tops for Number of Loans

Despite closing a higher number of mortgage loans last year, Quicken was unable to wrestle the coveted top spot away from Wells Fargo, per HMDA data parsed by iEmergent. During […]

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Borrowers Don’t Choose Mortgage Lenders for the Best Interest Rate

Conventional wisdom would lead us to believe that consumers go with the mortgage lender that offers the lowest interest rate. This appears to not be the case… In fact, it’s […]

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Getting a Mortgage with a Gig Economy Job

If you’re one of many people out there who happens to bring in money from a so-called “gig economy” job, you might be wondering if such income can be used […]

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One Really Simple Way to Offset a Higher Mortgage Rate

We all know mortgage interest rates are increasing. While they’ve seen periods of relief here and there, the trajectory seems to be decidedly higher. How much higher remains to be […]

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement?

If you speak to any financial planners or so-called experts on the matter, they’ll probably say, “Yes, pay off your mortgage before you retire.” But is it fair to make […]

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Citi Is Offering .50% Off Your Mortgage Rate If You Deposit a Million Bucks

Okay, it sounds a little silly, but it’s not a bad deal if you happen to have a million dollars lying around the house. CitiMortgage has so-called “relationship pricing” that […]

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What Mortgage Rates at 4-Year Highs Does and Doesn’t Mean

You’ve probably already seen the alarming headlines, that mortgage interest rates rose this week to highs not seen in over four years. Gasp! It sounds like doomsday for mortgage rates, […]

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Freddie Mac HomeOne Mortgage: New 3% Down Mortgage with No Income Restrictions

A new home loan program is being rolled out this July by Freddie Mac, known as “HomeOne Mortgage,” which features a 3% down payment and no income restrictions. While Freddie […]

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