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When buying or refinancing a home, what is best, getting the lowest interest rate, or the lowest closing costs?I know what you are saying - Getting both the lowest interest rate AND the lowest closing costs would be best, but shop till you drop, you can't get both!First, we need to do a little ba...
Face it, lack of down payment money is a huge obsticle for many potential home buyers. But we make dreams come true with our first time home buyer and down payment assistance loansWhat do these loan programs have to offer first time homebuyers in MN? Down payment assistance helps you get into a h...
Minneapolis, MN: No one likes having dings on their credit report, but let's face it, sometimes it is impossible to avoid. When credit dings happen, it is important to work on getting back into the credit good graces, as it effect so many things in your life, from ability to get a mortgage loan, ...
Home buyers, especially first time home buyers, commonly fail to understand all the costs involved in buying a home.  Everyone understands down payment, so no issues there. But mortgage loan closing costs are a whole different story. I often hear potential home buyer comment that they thought the...
There has been a lot of talk that the reasons why millennials are not buying homes is student loan debt. Is this true or a myth?First, while the purchase numbers for millennials are down, millions of people buy homes every year, including millennials who have student loans.Most of the talk about ...
Reasons why you can buy a home with a very small down payment  The lack of down payment money is by far the biggest reason people do not believe they can buy a home. A recent survey even indicated a whopping 44% of non-homeowners thought you needed at least 20% down payment, and that simply isn'...
MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2017. — Mortgages Unlimited, Inc, a mortgage company based in Maple Grove, MN, has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2017 and was also published in the Star...
Why do I need mortgage insurance? When buying a home, and getting a home loan, being approved or not all comes down to risk. If the mortgage company thinks you are a good risk, you get the loan. If you are too risky, you get denied. Pretty simple concept.A good example of this concept is down pay...
How credit card use can effect your credit scoreMinneapolis, MN: Why does how much credit you're using matter?  Simple, lenders look for signs of responsible credit usage, and the better you are at living within your means, the better it is for your credit score. Many people think that simply nev...
Minneapolis, MN:  Home mortgage loans are one of the toughest loans you'll ever apply for. The mortgage industry VERIFIES EVERYTHING. Credit, jobs, income, bank statements, tax returns, first born child, blood samples.  OK, maybe not the last two... But we check just about everything else.I've be...

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