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Category: Home Ownership (6 posts)

Receive Your Renewal Letter?  Its Time to Shop Around

Receive Your Renewal Letter? Its Time to Shop Around

February 14, 2017 | Posted by: Alison MacKenzie

When your mortgage comes up for renewal, your lender will send you a letter suggesting you renew at their current offer. This offer is typically not their best offer and they are hoping that you don't ... [read more]

5 Ways to Improve Mortgage Qualifying Success

5 Ways to Improve Mortgage Qualifying Success

December 5, 2016 | Posted by: Alison MacKenzie

Yes, new mortgage rules have made it harder to qualify for a mortgage, whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to renew or refinance your mortgage with a new lender. That’s why you should ... [read more]

Crunch a few numbers this September

Crunch a few numbers this September

September 6, 2016 | Posted by: Alison MacKenzie

The brisk back-to-work attitude of September makes it a great time to review your finances. Did you spend a little more than expected on your summer vacation? Maybe this year you took the plunge on a ... [read more]

Show Me the Money!  What You Need to Know About Your Downpayment

Show Me the Money! What You Need to Know About Your Downpayment

July 19, 2016 | Posted by: Alison MacKenzie

You’ve got your downpayment and you’re ready to go. Congratulations! Soon you’ll need to verify that downpayment for your mortgage approval. It’s required by all lenders to pro ... [read more]

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates, Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates, Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

February 11, 2016 | Posted by: Alison MacKenzie

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ... [read more]

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

February 11, 2016 | Posted by: Alison MacKenzie

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ... [read more]

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