Monthly Archives: October 2012

Build A Great Credit Track Record To Get A Mortgage

When it comes to borrowing money, young adults can feel caught in a “Catch 22.” Lenders usually look for a history of responsible credit behavior before putting their funds at risk with a loan – especially a big loan for … Continue reading

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Sailing To Settlement

How to Cruise Smoothly From Contact to Closing…. Finding home to buy and negotiating a purchase contract marks the beginning of the home buying process. Getting to closing or settlement, where all the paperwork is signed and money and keys … Continue reading

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Saving with a few Tax Breaks on your Move

If you’re relocated this season for employment purposes, you may be able to save with a few tax breaks by deducting some of your moving expenses. Here’s how: The new job must be at least 50 miles farther from your … Continue reading

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Comparing Loans

Mortgage loan applicants are sometimes confused when they find out the annual percentage rate (APR) for a loan is higher than the quoted interest rate. The higher APR expresses how much the borrower is really paying to the loan – … Continue reading

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