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Don’t Let Fear Keep You from Applying for a Mortgage

Don't Let Fear Stop You from Applying for a Mortgage

A considerable number of potential home buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process.  A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification.

For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be!

In today’s market, to qualify you’ll need to have saved for a...

Vital Home Loan Info From Our Mortgage Calculator

Getting pre-qualified for a mortgage is an essential step of buying a home. By using our mortgage calculator, you can learn the real cost of a home. From there, you can shop the housing market for a home that you love and can afford.

Using a Mortgage Calculator Our mortgage calculator will help you with figuring interest costs. Depending on the average interest rates...

Tips for Refinancing Your Home

When you obtain a mortgage, you lock into specific terms. This includes a rate that is either fixed or variable. Refinancing allows you to lower your mortgage payment because of a new rate. Follow a few tips to help you accomplish this.

Look at the Equity in Your Home Having equity in your home will help you with a mortgage refinance. However, even if you don’t have...

Realtor Coffee Talk: Finishing Strong Starts Now- October 14

Two events are coming up this week. First our semi-annual Mastermind DFW dinner. If you do over 12mm, we encourage you to join us to hear Bill Hart talk about navigating the new normal, the team model, leveraging and getting the most out of your people. Live a balanced life and make more money.

If you are not at $12mm a year and want to grow your business, then you need to...

Tuttle Talk featuring Ernesto Miranda and Pedro Castro

https://youtu.be/z82Sc6C8nUoThis week's Tuttle Talk is with the principals at Magellan Architects. Ernesto Miranda and Pedro Castro. Pedro discusses how rebuilding after a hurricane can be beneficial by rebuilding with improvements designed to keep the building safer and better.

It’s State Fair of Texas time!

Autumn weather calls for three great things: family, corn dogs, and college football. The State Fair of Texas tradition has continued consecutively every year since 1886, and could easily be the happiest time of the year for everyone. The excitement always begins the last weekend of September, and runs through mid-late October.

It isn’t a tradition to visit the State Fair if food...

A Complete Guide To Financing Your First Home

Buying your first home is an exciting process. Even before you find a home, there are some things to do so you can finance your home with the right home loans. This guide will tell you what you need to know.

Get Pre-Approved for a Loan There are a lot of home loans available on the market. Many will depend on the kind of down payment you can make. The average mortgage...

Unique Home Loan Options

Buying a home allows you to build equity. Conventional fixed-rate mortgages aren’t for everyone, especially if there’s a problem with having enough money for a down payment or the credit score is lower than desired. Understanding the unique home loan options will make it easier for you to get a mortgage.

Explore the Options The various unique options that...

How Does a Home’s Location Affect Getting a Loan?

As you’re exploring the options for a home loan, you are also looking at many other factors. For example, as you are checking out different communities, the topic of crime comes into consideration. Understanding how crimes affect the process is necessary.

Crime Statistics When you see areas with higher incidence rates, you might immediately turn away from them....

Stay In The Know

Stay up to date on what you need to know about market changes and how that impacts a home mortgage.