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Wednesday, May 10, 2023


As a homeowner, you've invested time, money, and effort into purchasing your dream home. However, have you considered the potential risks and uncertainties that may arise during the course of your mortgage? This is where mortgage insurance steps in, providing homeowners with a safety net that safeguards their investment. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of mortgage insurance and why it is a vital consideration for homeowners.

Posted by 375loan at 5/11/2023 2:36:00 AM
Monday, May 1, 2023

If you're struggling with debt, refinancing your mortgage might be a good option to help you pay it off. Refinancing allows you to replace your existing mortgage with a new one that has better terms and lower interest rates. But is it the right decision for you, and when should you do it? In this blog post, we'll go over the factors to consider when deciding if refinancing your mortgage to pay off debt is a good move.

Posted by 375loan at 5/2/2023 2:11:00 AM

As a new homeowner, there are many things you can do to improve the look and feel of your home. Spring is the perfect time to take on these projects, as the weather is mild, and you can enjoy the beautiful outdoors while working on your home. Here are the top 10 things a new homeowner should do to their home in May:

Posted by 375loan at 5/2/2023 1:42:00 AM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

If you're in need of some extra cash for a home renovation or other major expenses, you may be considering taking out a loan. While there are many options available, including credit cards, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) can be a better choice for several reasons.

Posted by 375loan at 4/26/2023 4:42:00 AM
Thursday, April 20, 2023

When it comes to buying a home, it's important to understand the difference between a home inspection and an appraisal. While both are crucial steps in the home buying process, they serve very different purposes. In this blog post, we'll explore the key differences between home inspections and appraisals.

Posted by 375loan at 4/20/2023 10:14:00 PM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Buying a home is an exciting but overwhelming process, and you'll likely encounter several decisions to make along the way. One of the most important choices is selecting a mortgage lender. Many home buyers turn to their real estate agent for recommendations, and often, the realtor will suggest using their in-house mortgage lender. While it might seem like a convenient and straightforward option, it's not always the best one. Here's why you should shop around for a mortgage loan instead of using your realtor's in-house mortgage lender.

Posted by 375loan at 4/19/2023 12:12:00 AM
Monday, April 17, 2023

If you're a veteran looking to purchase a home using a VA loan in Idaho, it's important to understand the VA Tidewater appraisal process. This unique appraisal process is designed to protect both the veteran borrower and the lender, ensuring that the home being purchased is valued correctly. In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide to help you understand the VA Tidewater appraisal process and how it can impact your homebuying journey.

Posted by 375loan at 4/17/2023 11:18:00 PM
Monday, April 10, 2023

In the past week, we have been told that both Experian and Equifax have made a significant change to the way they report medical collections on credit reports. Specifically, the two credit reporting agencies have started to remove medical collections under $500 from consumers' credit reports. This change has important implications for anyone who has experienced medical debt in the past.

Posted by 375loan at 4/11/2023 12:24:00 AM
Thursday, April 6, 2023

Buying a home in Idaho can be a daunting process, but it's also an exciting time. As a first-time homebuyer, it's easy to get caught up in the rush and make some hilarious mistakes. So, let's take a lighthearted look at the top 10 mistakes first-time homebuyers often make, and how to avoid them (or just laugh them off).

Posted by 375loan at 4/6/2023 10:15:00 PM
Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Owning a home is a significant investment and obtaining a home loan is a significant financial decision. Mortgage insurance is a requirement by most lenders for borrowers who are unable to make a 20% down payment on their home. The insurance protects the lender if the borrower defaults on the loan. However, mortgage insurance can add hundreds of dollars to your monthly mortgage payments, which can make a significant impact on your monthly budget. So, how do you remove mortgage insurance from your home loan? In this blog post, we'll discuss some of the ways you can eliminate mortgage insurance from your home loan.

Posted by 375loan at 4/5/2023 10:21:00 PM
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