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8 01, 2019

Your Credit Score Unmasked

2019-01-08T19:47:09+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, General, real estate, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Your Credit score can seem like a mythical beast that is too complicated to understand. But, it doesn't have to be. Emily and I have noticed that many people have either no understanding of credit, or very skewed ideas of how it actually works.

28 11, 2016

Down Payment Assistance – Gateway Mortgage

2016-11-28T23:51:27+00:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: real estate|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Down Payment Assistance? Down Payment Assistance is, more often than not, a missed opportunity. A lot of homebuyers may not even know that they are eligible for down payment assistance. We live in a recovering economy, and putting together the needed funds for the down payment on a new home can be a daunting task. It may even be a major road block holding someone back from purchasing a home. For the average FHA loan, a down payment [...]

5 03, 2014

How To Assess The Real Cost Of A Fixer-Upper House

2014-03-05T20:49:57+00:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: real estate, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. I have seen a lot of young couples get excited about buying a fixer upper, only to discover later that they don’t have the skills or financial resources necessary to repair a run down home. On the other hand, home buyers that are experienced at working around a home and who have the financial ability can build equity quick with [...]

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