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Buying A Condo With An FHA, VA, Or Conventional Loan

Low-Maintenance Living At A Reasonable Price Buying a condo provides a number of advantages to home buyers. First-time buyers can enter the housing market at a lower price point with condos. Both new and repeat buyers enjoy more free time not

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The Basics Of The FHA Loan (Plus FHA Mortgage Rates)

Low-Downpayment Option: The FHA Loan There are a lot of reasons to like the FHA mortgage. As a program with an 80-year history, the FHA has helped millions of renters become homeowners; and has done it with flexible underwriting standards, low

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Where To Begin: When You Want To Stop Renting & Start Owning

Should I Buy Or Should I Rent? With current interest rates near six-month lows and rising rents in many U.S. cities, the math of “Should I Buy Or Should I Rent?” is changing. Demand for newly-built homes is its highest

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FHA Mortgages Don’t Require A 20% Down Payment

The FHA Doesn’t Require 20% Down You don’t need 20% down to buy a home and, as a home buyer, your financing options may be more numerous than you thought. Sure, more than half of all home buyers use conforming

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Current Mortgage Rates Lift Maximum Home Purchase Price By 11% From 2014

Current Mortgage Rates Below 4% Mortgage rates are on a run. In January 2014, the average 30-year fixed rate conventional mortgage rate was 4.52 percent. This week, the typical 30-year fixed rate interest rate for prime mortgage borrowers is closer to 3.75%. Since

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4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Spring

By Vera Gibbons of Zillow.com It’s not just temperatures and tulips that are on the rise these days. Interest in home buying is way up, too. The home buying season is about to get under way, and it’s expected to

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More Low-Downpayment Loans For Today’s Home Buyers

Low Mortgage Rates Available The U.S. economy is improving and, as the economy expands, U.S. rents have climbed. Meanwhile, mortgage rates are down. Not since May 2013 have current mortgage rates been this cheap. As a result of falling rates, in many

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