All articles tagged: “Mortgages”

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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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21 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

AHP Servicing Leverages Impact Investments to Help Financially Challenged Families Stay in Their Homes

AHP Delivers Returns and Helps Families Stay in Their Homes

In a Nutshell: AHP Servicing (AHPS) is a crowdfunding platform that not only provides investors with an opportunity... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/14/19

Blog

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11 min read

Point: Creating Financial Flexibility Through a Fractional Ownership System that Allows Homeowners to Tap into Their Home Values

Point: Fractional Ownership & Tapping Into Your Home Equity

In a Nutshell: By the time homeowners reach the point where they need to tap into their home equity to help their... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/12/19

Blog

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11 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

Mr. Cooper with Home Intelligence™ Gives Homeowners Targeted Information and Guidance for Leveraging Equity and Achieving Financial Goals

Mr. Cooper with Home Intelligence Helps Users Leverage Equity

In a Nutshell: As Americans continue to accumulate debt, many consumers are literally losing sleep over their... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/17/18

Guide

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11 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

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9 min read

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

Blog

100,000+ views

9 min read

CalHFA – Connecting Californians with Financial Assistance Toward the Purchase of Their First Home

CalHFA: Helping Californians Buy Their First Home

In a Nutshell: Thousands of Californians close on their first mortgage every year. At the same time, thousands more... read more »

Ray FitzGerald

By: Ray FitzGerald • 11/20/17

Guide

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7 min read

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

Blog

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11 min read

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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11 min read

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

Blog

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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

Blog

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13 min read

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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15 min read

“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

Blog

100,000+ views

5 min read

“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

Blog

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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