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11 Frequently Asked Home Appraisal Questions
January 20, 2022

11 Frequently Asked Home Appraisal Questions

The Home Appraisal Process You may be wondering, how is an appraisal and appraiser scheduled? While you as the borrower are typically responsible for paying the appraisal fee, the lender typically ord...


November 26, 2018

Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Outperforms for Fourth Year in a Row

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) said that its Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMI Fund) exceeded its congressionally mandated minimum reserves in FY2018 for the fourth year in a row.  In its ...


How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home
August 30, 2019

How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home

But no matter how much you plan for these massive price tags, it might be the little surprise expenses that hurt the most. They tend to catch many homebuyers off-guard and can add up to a significant ...


What to Know About Real Estate Investment Loans: Newrez SmartVest
April 19, 2022

What to Know About Real Estate Investment Loans: Newrez SmartVest

How to Invest in Real Estate Do you aspire to be the landlord of multiple properties? Do you simply want to buy property now to sell for a profit later? Are you exploring an Airbnb possibility? (Did y...


How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?
January 4, 2021

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?

Ongoing expenses Costs that persist over time once you become a homeowner Property taxes Property taxes vary by state and county and are usually included in your monthly mortgage payment. Property tax...


The Comeback Is Always Greater Than The Setback
June 21, 2021

The Comeback Is Always Greater Than The Setback

5 Reasons Why Your Home Purchase Offer Was Rejected To understand what could happen, or to learn more about why it may have already happened to you, let’s run through some of the common reasons why ...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


VA Loan Refinance Guidelines
October 21, 2021

VA Loan Refinance Guidelines

Can You Refinance a VA Loan? Yes. VA-backed loan products are available for refinancing. These loans can offer quicker turnarounds because they are not dependent on the open appraisal market. They are...


What does a HELOC entail?
January 27, 2021

What does a HELOC entail?

The government agency noted that when setting up a HELOC, homeowners typically have to pay an appraisal fee, application fee and potentially a percentage point of the credit limit up front. As with no...