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What Are the Different Types of Mortgage Lenders?

Buying a home is more than a major life milestone. It’s a major financial investment. And with so much at stake, it’s important to work with real estate professionals, including mortgage lenders, that can offer accurate information and help you make smart decisions.  Our guide will help you recognize the different types of mortgage lenders...

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Credit Union vs. Bank Mortgage Home Financing: Which Is Better?

You’ve made a lot of progress in the home buying process. You’ve started saving money for a down payment, spent time house hunting and found your dream home. Now you’re ready to move ahead with a mortgage lender. And you’ve come to the point where you need to make the all-important “credit union vs. bank...

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What Is a Verification of Mortgage?

Let’s say you recently sold your home and want to buy a new home. Or maybe you’ve decided to refinance your mortgage with a new lender. In either case, your new lender is going to want to know more about your history with your previous mortgage lender.  To get that information, they may request a...

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Can You Move Your Mortgage to Another Bank?

Finding a mortgage lender is a bit like finding the right person to marry. After all, a home loan is probably the largest and longest loan you’ll ever take out. You could be in a “relationship” with your lender for up to 30 years.  But what if things change and you slowly fall “out of...

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Guide to Finding The Best Mortgage Lender

For most home buyers, there’s no buying a house without getting a mortgage – and there’s no getting a mortgage without getting a mortgage lender. Think of mortgage lenders as the gatekeepers to homeownership. If you pay with cash, you can skip right past the lender. But if you’re like the rest of us –...

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3 Tips for Choosing a Mortgage Lender

It would be awesome if finding the right mortgage lender were as simple as swiping right on an app (#lender, anyone?). But you can’t choose a mortgage lender that way because there are too many moving parts. Your finances and your lender’s terms and services must match to make it work. Taking shortcuts when it...

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