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Mortgage and Lending - Quicken Loans
Recently, my colleague and friend at Quicken Loans, Jeff Perry, explained the importance of proper insulation and more when it comes to saving money to heat your home.  Below, I’m taking the savings recommendations further by reviewing how proper windows can help you save some green while being m...
While refinancing your home loan may not be at the top of your to-do list this holiday season, maybe it should be.  Many residents across the country carry a mortgage with a high interest rate unnecessarily.  While rates have been fluctuating over the last few weeks, it's important to note that t...
Thinking about purchasing a home?  Before you contact a realtor or make a mortgage inquiry, take some time to review your financial situation.  The news is flooded with stories of folks who were not prepared for a change in their monthly mortgage payment or were faced with a  job loss.  I've been...
We've all been hit by the recession. We've seen home prices fall.  And depending on where you live, it's not getting any easier to find a job. The slowing economy doesn't have people feeling too confident about their own financial situations. So what's the good news? Mortgage interest rates are ...
If you're thinking about buying your first home you may be having second thoughts because of these tough economic times. You're not alone. It's no secret that many people are unsure of their financial futures. This uncertainty, along with a lack of confidence in the economy, has families cutting ...

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