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Will I qualify for a mortgage loan? This flow chart will help you find out.

June 2, 2015

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Find out if you qualify for a mortgage loan by using this flowchart

    “Do I Qualify for a Mortgage Loan?” – RealEstate.com Flowchart Mortgages can be complicated thing – especially if you are a first time buyer.  Will you qualify? Talking with a loan officer is the way to go and be sure to be preapproved to add strength to your offer to purchase. Buyers doing […]

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Prequalify or Preapprove. What’s the difference?

May 19, 2015

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Before you start searching for a new home in Wisconsin, you should have a good idea what you can afford and have a number in your head that you feel comfortable paying each month, regardless of what the bank says. You may have heard of pre-approval or pre-qualification. But what’s the difference? Pre-qualification Pre-qualification is […]

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How can a buyer agent help when buying a home?

May 11, 2015

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In the traditional home buying process, a real estate agent who is working with a buyer without an agency contract is, by law, working on behalf of the seller.  They will work with the buyer but are required to advocate for the seller’s best interests.  Did you know that? So… how do you get an agent to […]

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Rent or Buy – which will you cost more per month?

May 5, 2015

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Many potential homebuyers are paying big money in rent these days. A recent study showed that 1 in 4 renters spent half their pay on housing costs. Would your monthly payment be less with a mortgage or a rent payment? This answer will vary by how much you are currently paying in rent, what the […]

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Low mortgage rates = homebuying for less

May 4, 2015

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              Price of a home versus Cost of a home Every buyer wants to buy at a good price, but price is just part of the picture. If you’re getting a mortgage, the interest rate greatly affects the long term cost of owning a home.  If rates go up, […]

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