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Gift of Equity Conventional Loan

Most families will go above and beyond the call of duty to help each other out. But have you ever heard of a relative selling a home to another relative with no down payment? It happens; it happens all the time. The down payment comes in the form of a gift of equity,...

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The Cost of Waiting

This spreadsheet breaks down the cost of waiting for the perfect interest rate, with 20% down on a $350,000 property. Essentially, when all the variables are added up, waiting one year will cost you $25,321, while waiting two years will cost you $52,111. So what are...

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You Could Be Eligible for a VA or FHA Loan

Conventional loans make for the bulk of the loan origination pipeline, yet two stalwarts that are not considered conventional still provide a stellar product for those who qualify—VA and FHA mortgages. In Austin and surrounding areas, the FHA loan limit is $389,850,...

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Mortgage Terms You Should Know

I know it seems like sometimes we mortgage specialists are speaking in a different language! I'm here to tell ya, I feel your pain (I wasn't born a mortgage specialist). Here's a list of frequently used terms that will hopefully narrow your learning curve when you're...

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Should You Use a Cosigner?

Getting someone to agree to cosign on a mortgage with you means someone else has agreed to pay your mortgage for you should you no longer be able to do so. Yet while cosigning can help in some instances it’s not as pervasive a practice as it used to be. Lending...

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