All articles tagged: “Mortgages”

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EasyKnock Helps People Skip the Loan Process and Still Access the Equity in their Homes

EasyKnock Helps People Access Their Home Equity

In a Nutshell: Selling a home can be an emotional process, particularly when homeowners don’t actually want to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/14/20

Guide

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Which FICO Score Do Mortgage Lenders Use?

Which FICO Score Do Mortgage Lenders Use?

When you apply for a loan or credit card, it’s practically a given that a lender will check one of your credit... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 6/11/20

Guide

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7 Ways to Fix Your Credit to Buy a House

7 Ways to Fix Your Credit to Buy a House

Trying to get a mortgage can open your credit up to all kinds of scrutiny from lenders. If your credit score is... read more »

Aaron Crowe

By: Aaron Crowe • 6/23/20

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How the Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago Makes Homeownership and Home Maintenance More Accessible for Residents of the Windy City

NHS: Providing Resources for New & Current Chicago Homeowners

In a Nutshell: An overwhelming majority of Chicago residents fall into the low- and middle-income categories, which... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/15/20

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Reduce Home Loans Makes a Difference in Aussies’ Lives Through Affordable Rates and Charitable Fundraising

Reduce Home Loans — Low Rates and a Commitment to Fundraising

In a Nutshell: The financial services industry once revolved around brick-and-mortar locations, but, thanks to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/19/18

Guide

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5 Steps to Get a Loan as a First-Time Home Buyer with Bad Credit

Getting a Loan as a First-Time Home Buyer

Some things in life can be both exciting and terrifying, all at the same time. Buying your first home, for example,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/24/20

Study

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A Study of How a Reverse Mortgage Works & Who’s Using Them

A Study of How Reverse Mortgages Work & Who’s Using Them

As with the 8-track players and parachute pants popular during their heyday, the company pension is mostly history.... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/8/18

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How money.co.uk Leverages Transparency to Create Competition and Save Britons Money on Financial Products

How money.co.uk Helps Britons Save Big on Financial Products

In a Nutshell: When it comes to choosing a home mortgage, credit card, or any other consumer financial product,... read more »

Aaron Lay

By: Aaron Lay • 2/7/18

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FinTech Mortgage Lender uno Gives Australian Homebuyers the Upper Hand in Finding Better Deals

FinTech Lender uno Gives Australian Homebuyers the Upper Hand

In a Nutshell: A new player has burst onto the Australian home lending scene and promises to disrupt the... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/28/17

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loanDepot Combines Service and Technology to Disrupt the Traditional Lending Process with More Than $125 Billion in Loans Funded Since 2010

loanDepot Combines Service and Tech to Disrupt Traditional Lending

In a Nutshell: Mortgage interest rates have increased over the last year but still remain among the lowest they’ve... read more »

Ray FitzGerald

By: Ray FitzGerald • 12/20/17

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Mogo Marries Technology and User-Friendly Design to Help More than 450K Canadians Take Control of Their Finances

Mogo — Helping More than 450K Canadians Take Financial Control

In a Nutshell: Introducing a unique concept to the world of consumer finance, Mogo is committed to providing quick... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/12/17

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Even a 1% Interest Rate Change Makes a Difference: LowestRates.ca Gives Canadians the Tools and Education to Compare Prices on Financial Products

LowestRates.ca Gives Canadians the Tools to Save on Financial Products

In a Nutshell: Some people may not realize that going online to compare personal finance products, like mortgages... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 12/11/17

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HashChing — Australia’s First Online Home Loan Marketplace Offers Borrowers Lower Rates and Affordable Refinancing Options

HashChing Brings Lower Home Loan Rates to Australian Borrowers

In a Nutshell: Shopping for a home loan can be a confusing and frustrating experience, and most people are never... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/4/17

Guide

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6 Ways to Remodel Your Home Without Hurting Your Credit

6 Ways to Remodel Your Home Without Hurting Your Credit

Owning a home is a classic part of the American Dream for many people. And, while purchasing just any old home may... read more »

Josh Smith

By: Josh Smith • 4/23/20

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NZCU Baywide Named Editor’s Choice™ for Secure, Affordable Personal and Mortgage Loans for New Zealand Families

NZCU Baywide: Secure, Affordable Home Loans in New Zealand

In a Nutshell: With home values rising and bank regulations that require a 20% down payment for a mortgage ,... read more »

Ray FitzGerald

By: Ray FitzGerald • 10/30/17

Guide

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3 Refinance Mortgages for Bad Credit (Loan Refinancing)

How to Refinance Your Mortgage & Top 3 Companies

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the average American homeowner will stay in their home for... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/23/20

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Ratehub.ca: Canada’s Top Financial Comparison Site Gives Users an Edge in Choosing Credit Cards, Mortgages & Insurance Policies

Ratehub.ca: Canada’s Leading Financial Comparison Site

In a Nutshell: Toronto-based Ratehub.ca started in 2010 as a mortgage rate comparison website to help people find... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/30/17

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Over 700,000 Prospective Homebuyers Used Bills.com to Connect with Mortgage Lenders in 2016

700K Prospective Homebuyers Used Bills.com to Find a Mortgage in 2016

In a Nutshell: When it comes to home mortgages, the associated terminology and jargon alone are enough to make some... read more »

Aaron Lay

By: Aaron Lay • 8/21/17

Guide

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5 Ways to Know When to Refinance Your House

5 Ways to Know When to Refinance Your House

Knowing when to refinance your home is not an exact science. It can depend on a number of variables and... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/23/20

Guide

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“How Much Mortgage Can I Qualify For?” (3 Loan Questions Answered)

How Much Mortgage Can I Qualify For?

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting experience and marks a new beginning with limitless potential. And watching any... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/23/20

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“Are Reverse Mortgages Bad?” Finance Expert’s Pros & Cons

Are Reverse Mortgages Bad?

You’ve likely seen the ads on TV about how reverse mortgages can be the answer to all your financial woes. Well, if... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/22/19

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How Long Does a Mortgage in Principle Last?

How Long Does a Mortgage in Principle Last?

The term “mortgage in principle” or “mortgage agreement in principle” is primarily used in the U.K. to refer to a... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/1/16

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The 4 Most Common Types of Home Loans

The 4 Most Common Types of Home Loans

Financing a home with a credit card is virtually unheard of. If you’re going to buy a home and don’t have cash for... read more »

Aaron Crowe

By: Aaron Crowe • 6/23/20

Study

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Underwater: Household Finances After Hurricane Katrina

Underwater: Household Finances After Hurricane Katrina

2005 was a terrible year for New Orleans — Hurricane Katrina, a category five storm and meteorological juggernaut,... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/23/20

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How Do Mortgage Payments Affect Credit Scores?

How Do Mortgage Payments Affect Credit Scores?

Prospective homebuyers with poor credit scores often face challenges when shopping for mortgages. Typically credit... read more »

Tali Wee

By: Tali Wee • 6/23/20