30 Tips to get your mortgage approved
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30 Tips to get your mortgage approved

Getting a mortgage is not like going to the grocery store and choosing the package with the lowest rate and best terms, it’s a bit more complicated than that. To help make your trip to the mortgage market go smoothly, I’m going to share 30 quick tips on how to get your mortgage approved. Have your … Continue reading

Be prepared if you’re buying a property with this feature
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Be prepared if you’re buying a property with this feature

Mortgage lenders are pretty flexible, but mortgage financing is still a business and lenders have a bottom line to protect. The good news for us is they understand we don’t live in a perfect world and there needs to be some risk tolerance in order to lend out money and earn a profit. Apart from the … Continue reading

6 Tips For Financing A New Construction Home
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6 Tips For Financing A New Construction Home

When searching for a property to purchase, one of the first decisions a homebuyer has to make is choosing between a new build and a pre-existing property. While there are a few differences with the financing between the two different property types, securing the mortgage should not be too difficult and below are six tips … Continue reading

Alternative Lending 101
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Alternative Lending 101

If you’re thinking of getting a mortgage, like most, you’ve likely done some research to see what’s required in order to be approved. But what happens if you don’t meet ALL of the requirements? Welcome to the world of alternative lending. These mortgage offerings are geared towards a borrower who needs a lender to work … Continue reading