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Nations Lending Review: A Human Home Loan?

While tech has taken center stage in the mortgage world, Nations Lending still strives to make home loans human. That’s their motto, and it means looking beyond the numbers and at the individual themselves to determine their needs. They believe the key to a successful mortgage starts with a good conversation, which should ultimately ensure [&hellip

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How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median sales price of new homes in May 2020 was around $317,000. Even if you’re purchasing a home that falls well below that average, chances are it’s one of the most expensive things you’ll ever buy. With such a big expense, you might be wondering—how much do you… Read More

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8 Upfront Costs of Buying a House

Looking to buy a home soon? There will be upfront costs of buying a house. You may have found a house that you like. You may have been approved for a mortgage loan, and have your down payment ready to make an offer. If you think that, at that point, all of the hard work …

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Is Refinancing Worth It?

With mortgage rates at or near record lows, a lot of existing homeowners are probably asking themselves, “Is refinancing worth it?” The problem is there’s no absolute right or wrong answer to this question, though with interest rates a lot lower than they were a year or two ago, the answer to this question will [&hellip

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My home buying story: How VA loans helped this service member buy a home

    Name: Chris V. Year: 2004 City: Kapolei Occupation: Army Age: 21 Salary: $20,000 + $1,300 a month housing allowance Home Price: $160,000 Chris and his wife, Nichole, had only been married for a couple of years when they bought their first home in 2004. Like most young couples, they didn’t have enough income for a giant mortgage or […]

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