Category: Buying


What Is a Mortgage Buydown?

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes As mortgage rates have gone up, so has the popularity of temporary mortgage buydowns. Temporary buydowns allow homebuyers to lower a mortgage…

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How To Pay Off a Mortgage Early

Does paying off your mortgage early sound too good to be true? Well, becoming mortgage-free may be easier than you think. There are a few paths many homeowners take—from paying down…

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Escrow 101

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes What is escrow? In the simplest of terms, escrow is money that your mortgage servicer (the company you send your mortgage payment to) sets aside to…

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