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Top Posts from 2018 #3: Want to Upgrade but Don’t Want to Move? Refinance with the 203k Loan

Top Posts from 2018 #3: 

It’s not a surprise to me that this was a favorite. This past year brought with it a shortage of homes for sale in several regions throughout the US, including the one...

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Ask a Mortgage Banker: What Kind Of Mortgage Is Best For A Fixer Upper?

With all the television shows on the home improvement channels that feature the flipped houses and fixer uppers, it has caused many of us to have dreams of taking an outdated or dilapidated house...

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Mortgage Down Payment Amounts; How Much is Enough?

If you were to ask the question, “how much should I save for a down payment?”, you will likely get a range of answers. Some may say, “20%” while others say, “you shouldn’t need much” but the real...

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A Real Stockton Story: First Time Homebuyer with a Fixer Upper

When this single mother and school teacher walked into her local Stockton Mortgage office, she was frazzled. What started out as a promising endeavor, purchasing her first home, took a turn for...

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Have you heard about the 203k Loan for Renovation Financing?

Who doesn’t love the television show, Fixer Upper? Chip, Joanna and the Gaines children have found their way into the hearts of many in their handful of seasons on HGTV. Their warm personalities...
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Are there other Renovation Loan Options?

Did you know that the FHA 203k Loan is a just one renovation loan option? While this loan has helped lots of people turn their current home into their dream home and several others in creating...
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The 203k Loan Escrow Account Explained

As a first-time homebuyer, I was told an escrow account was set up for me. That’s about as far as my knowledge of escrow accounts went—I had one. So, before we start talking about what makes up a...

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How to Pick a 203k Lender

How to Pick a 203k Lender

Is the FHA 203k Loan difficult? Only if you don’t know what you are doing. The 203k has a few more steps than the standard FHA loan but that shouldn’t scare you away...

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203k Renovations: Overcome Housing Shortages with Refinances

Your dream home may be the first home you purchased but for many people this is not the case. For most families it isn’t until they have been homeowners for several years that they consider...

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What are 203k Contractors?

Are there contractor requirements for a 203k Loan?

Truly the only requirement is that your contractor must be licensed and cannot be you. You see, the 203k does not allow for “do it yourself”...

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