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3 Important Credit Considerations Before You Apply For A Mortgage

GENABefore applying for a mortgage, borrowers need to build a plan for how they are going to manage their credit both going into the mortgage process and as they navigate through it. Lenders like to know that borrowers have a strong likelihood of repaying the loans they take out and, as such, look carefully at [...]
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Your Last Chance For Free Money?

free-money-ftimageArtificially Sweet Interest Rates Enjoying the GoodLife is all about saving you money, and today’s real estate market has a unique opportunity to save you plenty. “With interest rates at historic actual lows as compared to what market rates should be, the time has never been better to purchase a home or refinance an existing [...]
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Will the Grinch Steal Your Great Rates?

GrinchBack in late August the Fed whispered to the markets that they were considering purchasing 600 Billion in US Treasuries. Shortly thereafter, interest rates reached the lowest levels in decades… then suddenly rates started moving higher about the first week of November.
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What’s Happening with Interest Rates and What it Means to You

Interest Rates at a Historical Low — Now is a good time to buy Take a moment to watch our latest lender update: [display_podcast] It’s great that Interest Rates are low, but what does that mean to me? Did you know that for a $200k home, with 5% for a down payment, with the current [...]
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Is now a good time to refinance in Austin???

Interest rates going downOne month – only took the leads we converted that month – These LEADS, how many appointments. Is now a good time to refinance your Austin home? Interest Rates (IR) are historically low. BUT, this doesn’t necessarily mean you should Refinance. To determine if you should REFI, you want to establish your BreakEven (BE) — [...]
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Are you a Property Virgin? – 8,000 reasons to buy your first home today!

Krisstina Wise explains the 2009 Tax Credit and how it helps First-Time Homebuyers or Property Virgins receive home buying assistance. If you are buying an Austin home, call the GoodLife Team
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Fannie Mae Allows 10 Financed Investment Properties

Beginning March 1, 2009 Fannie Mae is updating it’s Multiple Mortgages to the Same Borrower Policy to enable qualified investors and second-home buyers to individually or jointly own a maximum of 10 financed properties. This policy change applies to the total number of properties financed, not just the number of mortgages sold to Fannie Mae. [...]
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What is my Credit Score and why is it important?

What is the History of Credit Scores? Until not long ago, credit scoring had very little to do with mortgage lending. Lenders judged a borrower’s credit worthiness by having an underwriter review the borrower’s payment history, along with their income and debt factors, in order to make a decision to approve or deny the loan. [...]
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