Ask Kate's online mortgage advice will turn you into a savvy shopper. Learn how to compare interest rates, reduce closing costs, achieve an affordable house payment, and lock in your rate successfully!
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Here is the best mortgage advice. Listen closely to this story. In fact, it might have happened to you. Don't rely on advice and tips outside a professional's field. This golden rule of mortgage lending will guide you to the best advice.
Wondering how to get your ducks in a row before calling a lender? Make the most of your time with a little preparation. Here's my mortgage checklist.
Did you find your dream home but now you're waiting for a lender to say you can afford the monthly payments? Here's a big secret. Your lender might not know the answer! Don't confuse a lender's preapproval with how much you can afford in a house. Discover the simple truth about mortgage affordability.
Mortgage preapproval starts off your home buying process on the right foot. Experience the advantage of becoming a preferred home buyer. With a little preparation, you can get peace of mind and own the home of your dreams.
I don't have to tell you that the mortgage approval process can be tricky. Find out how Kate (aka Ask Kate) has helped thousands of borrowers for more than 20 years find the cure for loan approval hiccups.
Start your savvy mortgage shopping by reducing mortgage closing costs. Learn how to make sense of mysterious good faith estimates. Imagine this! You can become a home loan expert.
You want the best deal for your mortgage, right? You might be surprised to know the lowest rate is not always your best rate. Little or no closing costs with a little higher interest rate could still be your best deal.
Learn how to you protect yourself against hidden fees if you lock mortgage rates over the phone.
It's time to consider how and when you lock in your mortgage rate. You deserve reliability and peace of mind, don't you? Kate's common sense approach to getting your lowest rates is based on years of experience.
Quit biting your fingernails and learn the difference between good faith estimates and mortgage rate lock agreements. When it comes to locking in your interest rate, it pays off big-time to get the terms in writing.
Want to make an informed decision? Learn about 40 year, 30 year, 25 year, 20 year, and 15 year fixed rate mortgage payments.
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