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What Factors Are Included In Your Monthly Mortgage Payments?

What Factors Are Included In Your Monthly Mortgage Payments?

When purchasing a new home you will have to pay a mortgage or a set portion of the loan you took out to buy the home back to the lender on a monthly basis. However, many people just pay this money...
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5 Things to Consider When Buying a Cabin near Pequot Lakes

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Cabin near Pequot Lakes

Pequot Lakes is an attractive choice for a cabin or second home in Minnesota. The city of just over 2,000 residents lies in Crow Wing County, an easy 2.5 to 3-hour drive from Minneapolis and St. Paul...
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What is a FICO Score and What Does it Mean for my Mortgage Potential?

What is a FICO Score and What Does it Mean for my Mortgage Potential?

A FICO score, even if you don't really understand it, is really important when it comes to your credit and whether or not you can get a loan. Because of that, you need to learn whatever you can about...
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How Do I Check for Errors in My Credit Score?

How Do I Check for Errors in My Credit Score?

 
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Experience Dining at Favorite Local Restaurants in Duluth

Experience Dining at Favorite Local Restaurants in Duluth

Duluth may not be known as a food hotspot, but when you take a tour of the city, you’ll discover numerous local favorites around town that are unique to this port town. Duluth’s many astounding...
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4 Signs You're Purchasing a Home in a Growing Community

4 Signs You're Purchasing a Home in a Growing Community

When you buy a home, you're making a big commitment, not only to the house, but to the community. After you've made sure the foundation of your dream home is solid and you have all the things you...
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Why Should I Avoid Big Box Mortgage Lenders?

Why Should I Avoid Big Box Mortgage Lenders?

Choosing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people make in their lives. But what about choosing a lender? While there are many types of lenders, big box lenders rarely provide the sort of...
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Ok, I want to buy a house, now what?

Ok, I want to buy a house, now what?

Ok, I want to buy a house, now what? Here are some of the common questions about beginning this process:
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5 of the Fastest Growing Florida Communities

5 of the Fastest Growing Florida Communities

In 2016, Florida was the fourth fastest growing state in the nation, and it shows no signs of slowing down over the next few years. Florida, like the other states on Forbes' list, is experiencing an...
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Options For New Construction Mortgage Loans

Options For New Construction Mortgage Loans

During the calendar year 2017, Florida issued more than 85,000 new permits for single family construction according to data provided by the National Association for Home Builders (NAHB). This means...
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