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What is Mortgage Insurance?

When buying a home there seems to be a list of fees and costs associated with the actual home...

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Tags: Mortgage, Home Loans, Mortgage Insurance,

By Morgan Saylor On December 8, 2016

Don’t-Miss Tax Breaks

It may be a bit soon in your book to start talking about taxes - but each year, some tax breaks for home buyers and sellers...

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Tags: PMI, tax, tax return,

Feeling totally crushed under your mortgage payments is for the birds.

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Tags: Mortgage, Refinance, PMI,

By Morgan Saylor On April 8, 2016

Mortgage Acronyms 101

When you go to apply for a mortgage in the first step to becoming a home owner, you may feel like you’ve been dropped off into...

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Tags: Mortgage, Banking, ARM,

By Amy Patterson On June 15, 2015


Many lenders advertise ways for you to avoid PMI, but why? We’re here to cover some questions about PMI, and show you the other...

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Tags: Mortgage, First Time Home Buyers, Home Loans,