Mortgages

Dec. 4, 2018

Boston is Ranked #3 Most Expensive Rental Market

Boston is Ranked #3 Most Expensive Rental Market

Article & Photo Source: Zumper.com

Zumper ranked Boston as the third most expensive rental market in the United States.

Boston moved up two spots, with one-bedroom rent growing 3.3% to $2,480. Two-bedroom rent saw no fluctuation at $2,700/month. 

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Jan. 15, 2017

Learn How To Avoid Buying More House Than You Can Afford

 

If you're looking at realtor.com. If you're looking at Zillow or Trulia and you're looking through homes and you ... Or you're looking on MLS through your real estate agent's news feed and you're wondering exactly how you could calculate the mortgage on ...

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June 1, 2016

What To Look For When Choosing A Mortgage Professional

The last topic that we covered in our sit down with Anastasia Tacewicz from GMH Mortgage Services was some of the things you want to be considering when choosing a mortgage professional. This is a key individual throughout the home buying process so you will really want to do your ...

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May 26, 2016

Purchasing A Condo vs A Single Family - How Does The Process Differ?

Another topic that we covered in our sit down with Anastasia Tacewicz from GMH Mortgage Services was the process of purchasing a condo vs. a single family and how the two differ. For those potentially in the process of looking at both options right now, there is some good information ...

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Dec. 9, 2015

Fannie Mae HomeReady Program

On December 12th, Fannie Mae will go live with their HomeReady program aimed at credit-worthy buyers who need a little extra flexibility on the debt to income ratios, down-payment source, and monthly mortgage payment verification after purchase. 

A crucial part of mortgage underwriting is evaluating your debt-to-income ratio. With ...

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Nov. 12, 2015

Here's How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

Credit affects all major financial decisions that involve someone lending you money/credit. It should be no surprise that your credit score will also affect your mortgage rate. Your credit scores affect the kinds of mortgages you can be approved for, how much you can borrow, the mortgage rates you’ll ...

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Oct. 29, 2015

Boston Area Mortgage Rates Remain Low Going Into 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2015) - Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling slightly lower amid market expectations of no rate increase by the Federal Reserve.

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Aug. 14, 2015

How Long Will Mortgage Rates Stay So Low?

How long will mortgage loan rates stay at historic lows? Is now a good time to purchase a home? Should I refinance my existing mortgage? These are the questions everyone is asking. No one knows (outside of the FED) where rates are headed but common sense should tell us they ...

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Aug. 7, 2015

Buying A Home In Dorchester? Get A Pre-Approval Before You Start Shopping!

Are you thinking now would be a good time to buy that house I've always wanted? Have you started visiting local Open House(s) and learning a little about what the neighborhood has to offer? Great. You're on the right path to home-ownership but let's not forget ...

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Aug. 3, 2015

Live In Boston & Receive An Annual Break On Your Property Taxes!

Do you own property in the city of Boston? Do you plan to make a purchase in the near future? In either case, you should know that the city offers an exemption from paying a portion of your property tax bill every year. This residential tax exemption is for those ...

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