mortgage

Should You Use a Home Equity Line of Credit to Cover a Big Expense?

When it comes to financing major expenses, homeowners often find themselves at a crossroads. Should you pull from savings, take out a loan, or perhaps, consider a home equity line of credit (HELOC)?

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Is Downsizing in Retirement a Smart Move?

As people approach retirement, one of the big decisions that couples will discuss is whether to downsize and move into a smaller home. Is it a financially savvy move?

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What Changes are Coming from the National Association of Realtors Lawsuit?

A lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is making waves, and the ripple effect could alter the landscape for buyers, sellers, and agents alike

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How Can I Make My Home Offer Stand Out?

Finding a home that checks all the boxes is an awesome feeling, but you can’t celebrate until you’ve had your offer accepted. In a market where competition can get pretty heated, the difference in winning and losing is usually a slim margin so putting together the best possible offer is critical.

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Should You Buy a Home Before a Divorce is Finalized?

Whether you’re the person retaining the house or the person that will be looking for a new place to live, we’ll share the common challenges we work through, the options you might have, and how we provide support for either situation you might be in.

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Building Wealth With Real Estate

Today we’re going to talk about building wealth through real estate and explain a mortgage can help you grow your nest egg significantly over 30 years. And by pairing that with a straightforward investment strategy, you might be able to accomplish more than you imagined.

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Problem Solving Your New Home Purchase

We’re going to share some of the more common problems we come across when helping someone get into a new home and we’ll share ways in which we problem solve to find solutions for the people we work with.

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Hiring the Right Agent-Lender Team

Anyone in the market for a home wants to do everything they can to close the deal, especially in a market with low supply and competitive bidding. It’s common that not only will your real estate agent help with that, but they’ll do so in tandem with a mortgage lender.

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3 Underappreciated Benefits of a Mortgage Lender

In this episode, we’ll tell you about three core principles of our business at Cross Country Mortgage and why they’re often underappreciated. Plus, we’ll give you a market update for August as we continue to watch rates and the Fed’s actions.

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Ask Your Mortgage Lender These Questions

No matter how prepared you are going into an early meeting with your mortgage lender, there’s bound to be something you forget to ask. Everyone will have their own set of questions that pertain to their homebuying process, but there are a few that we encourage everyone to ask and get answered.

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