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Ep 14: 2022 Issues and Mortgage Rate Increases

Interest rates for mortgages have crept over 6% and it’s been the big story as we head into the summer. Anyone looking to buy or sell a home right now is probably wondering what these rate hikes will mean for the real estate market that’s been going strong for some time. We’ll get Bill’s thoughts…

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Ep 11: Agree or Disagree – Mortgage Frustrations From A Buyer’s Perspective

A lot of people out there don’t know much about the mortgage process, which can lead to frustration once you are looking for a home. On today’s episode, we are going to break down a recent article by Architectural Digest, What No One Tells You About a Mortgage, and see whether Bill agrees or disagrees…

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Ep 9: Top 7 Mortgage Tips

What should future home buyers know? On today’s episode, we discuss the top 7 mortgage tips out there and how they apply to the home buying process. Don’t let a non-exceptional credit score prevent you from applying for a mortgage. Even with a perfect score, you may be facing higher interest rates in the near…

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Ep 7: All About Credit – Part 2

How do lenders analyze credit for couples? Does a Co-signer help with credit? You’ve probably heard about the difference between a soft credit hit and a hard credit hit. Whenever you get pre-approved for a home, it’s a hard credit check. But this is different than an auto loan or student loan. There’s no way…

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Ep 6: All About Credit – Part 1

A lot of people have questions about credit when it comes to buying a home. On today’s episode, we’ll explore some common questions, concerns, and misconceptions about credit. How does a credit score directly impact your ability to obtain a mortgage? If it’s too low you may not qualify for a mortgage loan. Having a…

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Ep 4: Mortgage Mythbusting – What’s True and What Is a Myth?

What’s true and what’s a myth when it comes to home buying and mortgages? On today’s episode, Bill is going to play myth-buster as we go through 7 different statements. Is it true you need to put 20% down? Does your down payment cover closing costs? While you don’t necessarily need to put all 20%…

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