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Mortgage Refinancing: When is a Good Time to Refinance Your Home?

Posted by Andy Brikho on May 16, 2018

Who doesn't love the idea of saving a few bucks, especially when it comes to paying a mortgage? Considering the fact that mortgages are one of the biggest expenses that consumers have, it would be extremely helpful to be able to slash that payment, and mortgage refinancing can make that happen.

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Topics: Insider, Refinance

What Type of Mortgage is Right For You?

Posted by Andy Brikho on May 14, 2018
Buying a home is a huge investment that typically requires a mortgage to finance. But with so many different mortgage options available, how do first-time home buyers pick just one? How do you know which mortgage loan options are best for you?
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Topics: Mortgage Process, Mortgage Types

How to Help Your First-Time Home Buyer Client Through the Lending Process

Posted by Andy Brikho on May 7, 2018

All homebuyers need guidance from a seasoned real estate agent, but first-time buyers, in particular, may require a little more hand-holding based on their lack of experience with buying a home. Aside from the obvious assistance they require in terms of finding the right home and negotiating a good deal, first-time buyers will also need a little guidance when it comes to securing a mortgage.

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Topics: Real Estate Agent Strategies

VIDEO - How Can I Help - Today is The Day to Talk

Posted by Andy Brikho on May 7, 2018

Mortgage rates are still at historically low levels. If you're on the fence about refinancing or buying a new home, now would be the time to act. We definitely recommend starting the pre-approval process today!

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Topics: Insider, Mortgage Types, Mortgage Rates, Refinance

What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)?

Posted by Andy Brikho on April 23, 2018

If you're buying a home in the near future, you're likely going to have to apply for a home loan to finance such a large purchase. While there are several types of mortgage programs available for you to choose from, a major decision to make is whether to lock in your interest rate or choose a mortgage with an adjustable rate so your monthly payment can adjust depending on the situation.

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Topics: ARM, Mortgage Types