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The Importance of Reading Legal Documents When Buying a Home

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The Importance of Reading Legal Documents When Buying a Home For most people, buying a home is the most expensive purchase that they will ever make. As such, unlike buying a new piece of clothing or home décor item, reading the fine print in your home buying contract is essential to the protection of your […]

3 Percent Down Payment Now Available on Fannie Mae

In an effort to bolster the housing market and open the doors of home ownership to many more, Fannie Mae has reduced their down payment requirement from 5 percent to 3 percent. The new option will give homebuyers, and current home owners, an opportunity to finance a home without placing an undue financial burden. In […]

New Mortgage Changes Could Lead to More Loans for New Homebuyers

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New Mortgage Changes Could Lead to More Loans for New Home buyers Although it is sometimes difficult to envision, the lending world operates in a manner similar to a retail store. For example, a retail store that specializes in selling women’s shoes will search out producers and wholesalers of particular items and buy the product. […]

Getting your Ducks in a Row before Purchasing your Next Home

The real estate downturn of the mid-2000s is mostly over and the market is heating up, with prices rising in all over the U.S. In Wisconsin, the real estate market might be even healthier than in other locales, with new and existing home prices expected to rise 2.4 percent by early 2016. It might just […]

Must-Do List BEFORE Buying a Home

Must-Do List before you Buy a Home There are some major steps that all potential home buyers should complete before signing a contract to purchase a property. Here are our top suggested items that should be completed beforehand. Maximize Credit Score The higher your credit score the easier it will be to get approved for a home loan. The simplest […]

FHA Discounts for First-Time Home Buyers

First-Time Homebuyers Discounts through FHA People in the market for their first home can take advantage of a new offer from FHA. This new initiative aims to provide more information to buyers though classroom education and will reward them with a reduction in the premiums paid towards mortgage insurance. HAWK to the Rescue The name […]

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