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Leslie Vanderwerf

What Every Homebuyer Should Know About Closing Costs

Before making the decision to buy a home, it’s important to plan for all the costs you’ll be responsible for. While you’re busy saving for the down payment, don’t forget you’ll want...
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Fed meeting this week – again!

Here we go again! This week the real estate news has been the NAR settlement and the Fed meeting! The Fed meeting really went better than most expected. They did...
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How Much Home Can I Afford?

Are you thinking about buying a home? Current home affordability depends a lot on your local real estate market, but it’s also important to set a budget based on your financial...
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Credit Reports

Your credit score is a major factor in getting approved for a mortgage. What can you do to improve your score? 1 – Check your score before you meet with...
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Down Payment Assistance

Are you thinking about buying your first home but not sure about your down payment? Do you have some money saved up but not sure it’s enough? There are several...
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Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year

There’s a lot of confusion in the market about what’s happening with day-to-day movement in mortgage rates right now, but here’s what you really need to know: compared to the near...
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Are you thinking about buying an investment property?

There are different ways to finance investment properties. Most people just think of a conventional loan and know they need to qualify for the mortgage with their current income. There...
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Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year

On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re...
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