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Ask a Mortgage Banker: Why does it take so long to close?

From the time you start an application to the time you arrive at the closing table—it can take 30, 60, 90 days or more but why does it take so long? Heck, you can get a car financed in an hour!...

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You’ve Made it to Closing Day, Now What?

Hearing that your loan has been cleared to close is that light at the end of the tunnel! There are so many factors that go into getting someone approved for a mortgage and so many moving parts...

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Clear to Close… Now What?

Clear to Close… now what?

My boss recently tasked our team with creating Mortgage Comics. Yes, a newspaper style comic like Family Circus. He wanted us to find humor in an industry that for the...

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The Closing Day Wait

The journey to closing a mortgage loan can vary greatly for everyone. Depending on your financial situation, your credit situation, whether or not you’ve owned before, and dozens of other factors...

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Buyers, Sellers, & Closing Costs

Although we’ve done a lot to de-mystify closing costs with our Understanding TRID guide, you may be curious about what to expect at the closing table.

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Escrow 101

What is escrow? One of those interesting terms to cut your teeth on in the world of property acquisition – escrow is something you may need to familiarize yourself with as you approach buying your...

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