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Matt Perez Joins Sun West Mortgage Company

Sun West Mortgage Company, [NMLS 3277] a leading full-service national mortgage lender, is excited to announce the expansion of their west coast operations.  With around 16 years of mortgage experience under his belt, Matt Perez has joined Sun West’s Irvine, CA branch as a Regional Manager. Perez is dedicated to providing his clients with exceptional…

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Ways to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

Looking for a few ways to avoid paying Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)? Fortunately, you have a few different options. Here are the most popular ones. How to Avoid PMI: Put 20% Down If a homeowner purchases a house with a low down payment, the bank is assuming additional risk by offering a mortgage. To help…

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy a House?

Is now a good time to buy a house? Depending on who you ask, you may hear a few different answers. Here are our thoughts Now is a Good Time to Buy a House: Mortgage Rates are Low As you would already know, mortgage rates are incredibly low right now. This essentially means that any…

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How to Pick a Home Mortgage Lender

Photo by fauxels from Pexels How do you pick a home mortgage lender? After all, there are a lot of companies out there. Here are a few things to keep in mind during your search and selection process. Tips to Find a Mortgage Lender: 1)  Know Your Financials As you start down this road, go ahead and collect…

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Do I Need a Down Payment to Buy a House?

Photo by Binyamin Mellish from Pexels Do you need a down payment to buy a house? After all, it can be difficult to save up thousands of dollars to qualify for a mortgage. The good news is the answer is yes- there are a few options to let you buy a house without a down payment. But even…

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What Type of Mortgage Should You Get

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels What type of mortgage should you get? In our last post that discussed if you need a higher credit score to buy a home, we introduced a few different types of home mortgage loans. We’ll use this post to go into a bit more detail on your options.  Should You Get a…

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Do I Need a Higher Credit Score?

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Do you need a higher credit score to buy a house? That depends on what type of loan you want and interest rate you’re aiming for.  Minimum Credit Score Required for Various Loans The most common type of mortgage loan is a conventional loan. To get that type of mortgage, it’s usually…

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3 Reasons to Buy a Home Instead of Rent

Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels Should you rent or buy a home? Is homeownership better than renting? We tend to think so, and here are a few reasons why. Homeownership vs. Renting: Make it Yours You’re limited to what you can do to really make a rental home yours. Sure, you can paint the walls –…

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Your Guide to FHA 203(k) Loan

If there was a way to create your dream home without emptying your savings, would you be interested in knowing how? Of course! That’s precisely why we’ve developed this step-by-step quick start guide to the FHA 203(k) loan process. We want you to be as educated and informed as possible before you buy your next…

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