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Lenders: Debt Matters More than Credit Score
July 29, 2014

What's the key factor in a lender rejecting a mortgage loan application? You may be surprised to learn that it isn't your credit score.

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How Hard Is It to Get a Mortgage?
July 25, 2014

Just how hard is it to get a mortgage these days? Maybe not as tough as you think.

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Fighting Foreclosure? Your State Might Be Able to Help
July 23, 2014

Struggling to make your mortgage payments each month? Worried that your lender is preparing to start the foreclosure process? You might be able to save your home -- and reduce your monthly mortgage payments at the same time -- with the help of your state government.

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How Much of a Down Payment Do You Need?
July 22, 2014

Think you need a large down payment to buy a home? Guess again. According to Freddie Mac, four out of 10 current homebuyers are making down payments of less than 10 percent.

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Establishing Credit When You Don't Have It
July 18, 2014

To get a mortgage and buy a home, you need to have good credit. But if you're a young person just starting out, how do you establish credit in the first place if you don't already have it?