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Mortgage Consultant Serving Lafayette, West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University, Tippecanoe County and the Surrounding Areas. FHA, VA, Conventional, USDA, and more. Tippecanoe Mortgage - a Local Company with a National Reach! www.indianamortgageman.com
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  If you have followed the financial or political news at all this year you are aware that the housing market has been thrown into turmoil.  Lenders are going out of business right and left as well as credit is getting very tight and more difficult to obtain.   The good news is that the FHA fixed...
02/19/2008
 Junk mail is not only annoying, it's expensive, too! Did you know that over the course of your lifetime you will spend up to 8 full months perusing junk mail, half of which you'll throw away without ever even opening? It's true. Americans reportedly pay $370 million to haul 5.6 million tons of u...
02/13/2008
 Sleep disorders are becoming more and more common in America. Research suggests that some 100 million Americans currently suffer from some form of insomnia. Add to these numbers the fact that sleep disorders have been linked to serious health issues, including diabetes, and maybe it's time to ta...
02/13/2008
Credit scores are calculated by all of the elements on your credit report. Some of the things that can effect your credit score in a negative way are:Late payments Delinquent payments Charge offs Collections Bankruptcy High balance to credit limits Multiple credit pulls Multiple names listed on ...
02/12/2008
LAFAYETTE AND WEST LAFAYETTE RENTERS:BEFORE YOU WASTE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS A YEAR ON RENT...FIND OUT IF YOU QUALIFY FOR A HOME OF YOUR OWN!Here Are 6 Things to Make You STOP Paying Rent Or What You Need To Know To Get Started Toward Buying Your 1st Home!People fear what they don't understand.  A ...
02/11/2008
In the 1960s, Fair Isaac Corporation started working on a system lenders could use to evaluate the likelihood of receiving repayment on loans. Prior to that, it was really a matter of trusting an individual to be a "man of his word," so to speak. Fair Isaac sought to take human error out of the e...
02/10/2008
 There are five factors that comprise the credit score. These are listed below in order of importance. Consider these five factors when trying to improve your credit score. PAYMENT HISTORY - 35% IMPACT: Paying debt on time and in full has the greatest positive impact on your credit score. Late pa...
02/10/2008
Looking to buy a house? Make sure you know what will truly hurt and help your case with lenders.There's a lot of misinformation being propagated about what does and doesn't hurt your credit score. Now, we've worked with several excellent lenders who really knew their stuff and kept up to date, no...
02/10/2008
The credit score system used today has evolved since the 1960's.  It was originally designed to provide lenders with financial profiles on consumers who wished to borrow money. The biggest concern was whether or not an individual had the ability to repay a loan, and establish what percentage of r...
02/10/2008
In a mortgage lender's eyes, a good credit score translates into lower interest rates for home-shopping borrowers.  The higher your score is, the less risk you are, and the more likely it is you will pay off your debt.  For this reason, borrowers with lower scores usually end up paying higher int...
02/10/2008
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