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VA Mortgage Limits

What Are 2018 VA Mortgage Limits? In 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) increased the maximum VA Mortgage it will fully guarantee in most US counties from $424,100 to $453,100. In many additional counties, 2018 VA Mortgage limits are

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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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How to buy a short sale home

Why buy a short sale home? There’s only one reason to buy a short sale home – to get a great deal. If you find a short sale home that lists for much less than comparable houses, and the property is in

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ARM becoming more popular

Adjustable Rate (ARM) Mortgages Have Been Shunned For Years — But Should Be Considered In 2018 During the last few years, few mortgage borrowers have bothered with adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs). According to analysts at Ellie Mae, market share for the ARM mortgage

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Mortgage Rates Fall

No Rate Hike From The Federal Reserve In a unanimous vote, the Fed left its benchmark rate unchanged at a range between 1.0% and 1.25%. The announcement came after its scheduled July meeting adjourned Wednesday at 2:00 PM ET. The

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