Can You Use Experian Boost to Get a Mortgage?

Using Experian Boost could cause inconvenience and disappointment when seeking out a mortgage loan

Experian Boost – Don’t  Do It!   You’ve perhaps seen Experian’s latest marketing pitch on TV commercials for their “Boost” product – “Help Raise America’s Credit Scores”, the website hero image reads.  And yes, the product can do what it says – boost a user’s credit scores.  That’s great news, right!?!?  Well, no.   All […]

Foreclosure on a Home After Bankruptcy

Keep afloat of your finances with the right mortgage options

Foreclosure on a Home After Bankruptcy Foreclosure and bankruptcy are  never fun things to discuss.  When it comes to a home, financial problems can turn shelter and a place filled with family memories into a source of stress and anxiety.  Although we advise people do everything within their power to avoid foreclosure, there is light […]

How Much is Needed for a Mortgage Down Payment

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If you’re thinking about buying a home, one of the first questions you may have is how much money you’ll need for a mortgage down payment.  While the answer is almost always “it depends”, one thing is for sure – most people are surprised to find out it takes less money than they think to […]

5 Ways Your Lender Can Help Get Your Offer Accepted

Lenders can help when buying a home

In today’s marketplace, many buyers are finding themselves involved in multiple offer situations, bidding wars, and high levels of competition for nice- and nicely-priced homes.  While money talks and offering a higher price is the obvious way to win a bidding war, there are many other approaches buyers can take to stand out and above […]

How to Compete in a Seller’s Market?

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How to Compete in a Seller’s Market?        In most areas of our country, the real estate industry is seeing a marketplace leaning heavily toward a seller’s market.  Low inventory, high competition among buyers, rising prices, and little wiggle room with regard to inspection demands and contingencies are commonplace, all evidence of a […]