Category Archives: Mortgage

Dumb Mortgage Moves

While mortgage rates have risen slightly from their recent historic lows, they are still cheap. This may be a great time for you to take out a mortgage, whether it be for a new house or simply to refinance. Regardless … Continue reading

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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

For most people, a home is both the biggest investment they will ever make, as well as the greatest debt they will ever incur when factoring in a mortgage. True financial freedom often requires paying off this mortgage, but that … Continue reading

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Maximize Home Mortgage Interest Deductions

Before the TCJA, taxpayers could deduct interest paid on up to $1 million ($500,000 if married filing separately) of home acquisition debt (debt used to buy or substantially improve a first or second home). Also, taxpayers could deduct interest paid … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Renting Vs. Buying A House

Many people of all ages face this dilemma: you’re ready to move, but can’t decide if you should rent or buy. This isn’t a question that has a one-size-fits-all answer. In fact, the answer varies greatly depending on your finances … Continue reading

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15 Year vs. 30 Year Mortgage

Buying a home is one of the biggest life decisions you will ever make. Equally as important is the mortgage you select when making the purchase. There are many options available to potential buyers, including FHA, VA, Balloon, Conventional, USDA, … Continue reading

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Saving for a House While You Rent

To some, buying a house may seem like nothing but a pipe dream. But with some discipline and budgeting, stashing away enough money for a down-payment is just a matter of time. Here are a few steps to make this … Continue reading

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