Homeownership: the Good, the Bad and the American Dream

Published: Jun 14, 2022 9:58:18 AM | Author: Dakotaland

Have you ever heard, “The dream of the older generation is to pay off a mortgage, but the dream of the younger generation is to get one”? How about “A man’s home is his castle”? Or “Home is where the mortgage is”? Or wait I mean, “Home is where the heart is”. It’s human nature to want a place to call our own; a place we arrange the way we want and do what we want when we’re there. A home is a place to hide our tears, make memories, and share happiness with those who mean the most to us. For many, their home is also their biggest asset and a source of pride. 

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The Cost of Selling Your Home

Published: Dec 21, 2021 6:55:00 AM | Author: Dakotaland

Thinking about selling your home? It’s pretty straight forward right? Pay some commission fees and pocket the rest? If it were really that simple, but it isn’t. The average cost to sell a house is typically up to 10% of the sale price. This means if you sell your house for $150,000, you can anticipate subtracting $15,000 from the profit of the sale. That’s a number you want to be prepared for, so before you put a for sale sign on the front lawn, let’s look at what makes up those expenses.

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Tips to Purchasing Home Insurance

Published: Jul 28, 2020 2:21:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

Discover six helpful tips to purchasing the home insurance that best fits your needs.

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Tips to Increase Your Credit Score

Published: Jul 5, 2020 2:28:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

Check out our top four suggestions on how to increase your credit score!

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What Factors Make Up Your Credit Score?

Published: May 12, 2020 2:32:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

Your credit score is a representation of your credit history. This score and information helps lenders, landlords, etc. to decide how likely you are to pay future obligations. Learn what makes up your credit score.

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Pros & Cons of an Escrow Account

Published: Sep 19, 2019 2:49:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

Find out if an Escrow Account is right for you.

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Owning A Home, The American Dream

Published: Sep 19, 2019 2:45:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

Our desire is to make the home buying process as painless as possible, so you can have the home of your dreams.

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What is Home Equity?

Published: Sep 19, 2019 2:40:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

The equity in your home is considered an asset, let it work for you.

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Top Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage Loan

Published: Sep 19, 2019 2:37:00 PM | Author: Mortgage Minute

Lower Your Interest Rate

If your current rate is higher, consider refinancing to a lower fixed rate to save
you money every month on your mortgage payment.

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