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Archive of posts filed under the Mortgages category.

Moving Tips

You’ve bought a new house, and you’re ready to move in! Congratulations! Now comes one of the most stressful parts of this big transition…
The move.
Buzzfeed.com recently published an article with 33 very helpful moving tips. Follow them, and you can turn a stressful move into a happy experience!
33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life [...]

How Can You Pay Off That Loan Early?

Most people have loans…car loans, mortgages, personal loans…and those loans come with a price: interest. So, the $64,000 question is “How can you pay off that loan early and save $$$?”
There are some great techniques that you can use to save on your loan payments. Here are a few:
-Look for discounts: Sometimes, there are discounts [...]

Buying a house? Here’s some tips!

Are you considering buying a house? Have you already found one that be be your dream home? Here’s some great tips to consider during the process!
1) Think about how long you’ll be there.
If you’re going to be in the house for 5, 10, 12 years or longer, then you may be in great shape for [...]

First Time Home buyer Tax Credits At Its End

If you’ve been in the market for a new home for the first time, you’ve probably been swamped by a tantelizing offer by the government that boasts up to $8,000 in your pocket in the form of tax credits.  Well, that offer runs out at the end of this month.  Taken from irs.gov, “Under the [...]

Selling and buying a new home can be taxing.

Thinking about taking advantage of the Repeat Home Buyer Tax Credit? If you qualify for the tax credit, it’s been at least 5 years since you went through the mortgage process. Here are some tips to help you survive the whole process.
1. Determine how much you can afford. No one wants to be house poor, [...]

First Time Home Buyers Win in 2009

The White House is currently offering up to an $8,000.00 tax credit available for “Qualified First Time Home Buyers”. The tax credit is available for qualified tax payers on homes purchased before December 1, 2009. Go to whitehouse.gov and keyword search “tax incentives” for additional information. Park Community recommends that you consult with a tax [...]

Houses houses houses

Today Bobby and I talked to Mary and Denise of the mortgage department.  In the news, I’m sure you’ve heard just a little bit about the mortgage crisis in the United States.
But strangely enough, we aren’t having problems with our mortgages.  At the same time, more auto loans are coming to us, despite no one buying [...]