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Cash to Close and Escrow 101 When Buying A Home

What is cash to close and what does it mean to you? Find out in this post by expert loan officer and home loan expert Stephanie Weeks, detailing what cash to close is and giving you the basics on escrows.
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Mortgage With No Down Payment

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Home Mortgage Terms

Do you know the common mortgage terms? What length of mortgage will best suit your needs? Learn the basics in this overview of common home mortgage terms.
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What Does A Mortgage Note Look Like?

What does a mortgage note look like? In today's video I explain what the main parts of a mortgage note are and give some tips to make sure you get the right mortgage!
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Mortgage Appraisal

How is mortgage appraisal different from the estimated value from your realtor? What goes into a mortgage appraisal? How will it affect your loan approval process? Can the appraiser just really guess a number and just roll with it?
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Monthly Mortgage Payments and Incorrect Calculations

Do you know how much your estimated mortgage payment will be? This article details what all goes into your estimated monthly mortgage payment, and why internet-based calculations are often misleading.
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Mortgage Timeline

In this video I explain the home buying process from start to finish, breaking down each step of the timeline for you to see how long it takes.
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Mortgage Cosigner

What is a mortgage cosigner and how does it work?
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Debt To Income Ratio For Mortgage

In this video I explain everything you need to know about the debt to income ratio when applying for a mortgage, including what DTI is, how to calculate it, and what qualifies as a good debt to income ratio for various mortgage types.
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How to Calculate PMI

If you want to know how to calculate PMI on a loan, there are a lot of variables to consider. In this video I explain everything you need to know to calculate mortgage insurance the right way, including:

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