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This free report will show you the tax benefits of owning your own home as well as: How to get pre-approved and find the right program to suit your needs. The end of this report will show you how to avoid the mistakes other people make when shopping for a mortgage.
How to Own a Home for Less Than your Current Rent
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Here are a couple reasons why Mortgage World feels YOU shouldn't stand alone in the home buying process. This is our Guarantee to you! Question: Have you ever went to a mortgage office to get prequalified or preapproved and you were denied and not told why...or told in order to close you would have to put a substantial amount of money down? Answer: Well, here at Mortgage World we take it to the next level; we will create for you a financial plan, a step by step guide to put you on the path towards your dream. Question: Have you ever been told that you (0 comments)
There is Life After Bankruptcy! - 01/22/07 02:05 PM
A bankruptcy filing delivers a devastating blow to your credit and FICO score, but it doesn't mean you have to wait 10 years before you can qualify for a mortgage. Many consumers who have filed for bankruptcy have been able to obtain a mortgage, although it is often at a higher rate than someone qualifying for a prime or "A-paper" loan. While credit card companies may care about what happened before you filed for bankruptcy, many mortgage lenders are more interested in your recovery - what you've done since your filing. It won't happen over night, but here are some tips (3 comments)
What You Should Know Before lending you money, creditors including mortgage lenders need to determine how likely you are to pay it back. One way to do that is by examining your past use of credit, which is recorded on your credit report. What goes on your credit report Although each credit reporting agency may report information differently, all credit reports contain the following: Identifying information. This includes your name, address, date of birth, and social security number. Credit accounts. Your report lists information on each of your accounts, including the account type, date it was opened, credit limit, balance, and payment history. Inquiries. When a lender (0 comments)
What you Don't Know about "Me" - 01/12/07 02:49 PM
In a fast-moving industry where competition is often fierce and tenacious, loan officer extraordinare, Carla M. Barnes has become a high-profile trailblazer on unchartered territory. And, "The Mortgage Diva" actually seems to be enjoying it. Along the way, she is becoming a leading voice on the important aspects of mortgage loans. Her passion and enthusiasm for God, her two sons, and the mortgage industry is more than evident. I sat down with the Carla Barnes and interviewed her as part of the OnTheMove Interview series. We talked about her devotions, an insider's view on obtaining loans, and of course, how she (0 comments)
Active Rain Member, On The Move! - 01/05/07 07:41 PM
The Mortgage Diva: On the Move! Carla M. Barnes: On The Move!by Fran BriggsIn a fast-moving industry filled where competition is often fierce, loan officer extraordinare, Carla M. Barnes has become a high-profile trailblazer on unchartered territory. Along the way, she is becoming a leading voice on the important aspects of mortgage loans. And this Mortgage Diva actually seems to be enjoying it. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for God, her two sons, and the mortgage industry is more than evident. I sat down with the Carla Barnes and interviewed her as part of the OnTheMove Interview series. We talked about her devotions, (0 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.