Mortgage Rates Today Don’t Matter Tomorrow

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Mortgage rates today don’t matter tomorrow is very important to understand.  Let’s look at this carefully. Do you know what the #1 mistake home buyers make when mortgage shopping?  Mortgage rates.  They simply don’t matter.  Because this is true a great many home buyers, in my opinion, make mistakes in choosing a mortgage.   Mortgage Rates – The #1 Mistake Buying… Read more »

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Easing Jumbo Mortgage Terms

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy mortgages which means that they guarantee them. Without the backing of Fannie and Freddie, mortgage lenders have to find other investors to sell their mortgage loans to and those investors charge more so interest rates are higher. Fannie and Freddie backed mortgages are called conforming; the others are called… Read more »

Help Your Mortgage with a Credit Score Tip

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Buying a home for most of us means getting a mortgage.  Mortgage rates become a prime issue for home buyers as does their credit report.  The interest rate on that mortgage is determined in large part by your credit score. Whether or not you qualify for a mortgage is often determined by your credit score alone.  It is true… Read more »