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Cities with the best Public Transporation

Steer clear of congestion Don’t want to waste your life away with tedious and traffic-filled commutes? Then Eugene, Oregon, is the place to be. With a mere 19-minute average morning drive-time, it’s the nation’s single-best metro for commuters. Cut back

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What NOT to do when applying for a mortgage

Remove Obstacles Before You Start For most people, a home is the largest investment of their lives. The majority of today’s homeowners will use mortgage financing for this investment. Fortunately, more than 75% of home purchase applications are approved and completed, according to a

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VA Loan: Non-Veteran Co-buyer

Joint VA Home Loan: Non-Eligible Co-Borrowers Special rules apply when co-borrowers who are not married take out a VA home loan. All co-borrowers don’t need to be VA-eligible. However, only the eligible borrower’s portion of the loan gets a VA guaranty. Entitlements are pro-rated when joint borrowers

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Refinancing Your Second Home

Low Rates, Easier Terms For Second Home Refinances Recent low rates and reasonable home prices have prompted record second home sales. Now, owners of second homes are seeking a refinance to lower their rate, eliminate Smart Pocket insurance, shorten their loan

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Rate updates

What’s Driving Mortgage Rates Today? No major economic reports made their presence felt today, but it probably wouldn’t have mattered if they had. The Trump versus Comey contest has all eyes and will likely influence mortgage rates far more than

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