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The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust

By Tabitha Naylor

A deed of trust is a contract that involves three parties. A mortgage loan is a direct agreement between the lender and the borrower. But the difference between these contracts run deeper than just the number of parties involved. Inside, we review the finer points of both.

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Get Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approved Before You Even Begin Your Home Buying Process Get Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approved Before You Even Begin Your Home Buying Process

By Eleanor Boschert

Getting pre-approved is the most critical hurdle to making your dream of home ownership a reality. We provide some tips on how to get started.

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Tips on Getting Your Finances In Order Tips on Getting Your Finances In Order

By Eleanor Boschert

The dream of home ownership becomes a reality through smart money management and a strong credit background. Here's some tips to help you get closer to the dream.

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How to Budget for your Property Taxes How to Budget for your Property Taxes

By Matt Longhofer

Property taxes can be a real monkey on your back. Once a year you have got to pay your property taxes and that burden can be a real blow to any headway you may have been making otherwise during the year. Even when you are cognizant of the fact that your property taxes are coming due, individuals don't always have the funds available to pay their property tax bill. However, there are a number of strategies for how to budget for your property taxes. Here's four ideas:

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Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners

By Christina Kelley

Harbour Equity Partners is a private equity fund. Our resources in investment banking and private banking make it possible for us to offer loans to high net worth borrowers. Harbour Equity Partners has seen the opportunity to help borrowers that do not conform with traditional lending options. Utilizing our private banking resources, Harbour Equity Partners will structure finance options that meet a borrower's end goal.

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An Overview of the Mortgage Auction Process An Overview of the Mortgage Auction Process

The majority of you are interested in owning a house. But the mortgage payment that you will be required to pay can be burdensome. From an

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How Much Should My Mortgage Cost? How Much Should My Mortgage Cost?

How much home can you afford? Unless you are in the minority of homebuyers paying in cash, you will need to be approved for a mortgage. Here are a few things you need to know.

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Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

By Derren Peters

Refinancing offers several different ways to bring down your payments and save you money. While weighing each option, keep the following in mind

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Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Loan Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Loan

By Derren Peters

Owning a home has plenty of benefits, from tax breaks to personal pride. One of the financial advantages for Texas homeowners is the ability to draw money from the equity built up in their property.

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Solving Credit Card Debt with your Home Equity Solving Credit Card Debt with your Home Equity

By Derren Peters

Feeling overwhelmed by debt is a stressful feeling, one that is, unfortunately, all too familiar for many Connecticut homeowners. Credit card debt is the most common culprit for many consumer debt woes.

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