Homebuying November 15 2018

The Impact of Rising Rates

If you’ve ever had a credit card or purchased a car, you should be familiar with interest rates. An interest rate is the percentage of the amount you are borrowing (known as the principle) charged by the lender as a fee for allowing you to use their money.

It is critical to know what your interest rate is going into any large purchase as it can add a significant amount to your outstanding debt. When it comes to home buying, interest rates play a key role in determining how much home you can afford. A higher interest rate can add a significant amount to your outstanding debt, and you may find that the amount you qualify for will reduce considerably.

FAQ - APR and Rates

With rates expected to rise at the end of the year, if you’re looking to purchase a home soon, now may be the perfect time to lock in your interest rate so you can properly budget for the future costs of your new home! This talk of rising rates may have you feeling a sense of urgency, but remember,  buying a home is a big decision, and the right property may be worth waiting for, even if the interest rate is a little higher.

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5 Ways to Protect your Home from Invasion

In the US, according to the Department of Justice, almost 4 million household burglaries occur each year. While these are frightening statistics to any homeowner, there are steps you can take to deter burglars from targeting your home.

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Don’t Let Credit Bumps Hold You Back

While your credit is an important factor when considering homeownership, a common misconception is that you need perfect credit to buy a home.

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How Credit Impacts Home Pricing

Your credit will influence your homebuying experience, from setting your sights on a home to securing a loan and everything in between. But how exactly does credit affect home pricing?

 

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Your Reverse Mortgage Questions, Answered

If you are 62 years of age or older, could use a cash infusion and have a large amount of equity in your home, a Reverse Mortgage may be just the financial tool you have been looking for. Essentially, your mortgage now pays you (instead of vice versa) and you...

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Benefits of Downsizing: Money

The average size of homes is decreasing as the number of homeowners deciding to downsize increases. A smaller home could mean big financial benefits.

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Benefit of Downsizing: Less Maintenance

If you're thinking of downsizing your home, less maintenance could bring you big benefits.

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Family, Friends, & Fulfilling the Dream of Homeownership

The prospect of coming up with a down payment for a home can feel downright scary, but luckily there are plenty of options out there! 

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The Modern Digital Mortgage Application

Technology has changed the way we live our lives. The way we connect, stay in touch, travel, and shop. And now it’s changing the home financing, too! Get pre-qualified for a home loan faster and easier than ever before – from any device, anywhere...

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Looking for a mortgage with flexibility?

Qualifying for a mortgage is now easier than ever before! If you have less-than-perfect credit or are carrying some higher debt, you may still qualify for a home loan with Eagle Home Mortgage’s new flexible financing option.

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