5 Tips for Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

Many homeowners who have 30-year mortgages may feel that they will be in debt for the rest of their lives. This leads many to wonder if it’s a good idea

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Purchasing an Investment Property: What You Need to Know

With the housing market at an all-time high, many are looking to make money by investing in real estate. Buying an investment property has become a way for many people

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What to Know About the DPA Advantage Program

For many first-time homebuyers, coming up with the money for your first down payment can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many programs available to first-time homebuyers and others who

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5 Reasons to Use a Local Mortgage Lender When Financing a House

Buying a home can be a stressful process, especially for first-time homebuyers. You may have a lot of questions about the mortgage loan process. If you aren’t familiar with the

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Understanding the Basics of Mortgage Interest Rates

When it comes time to buy a home, you’ll typically work with a bank or mortgage lender to finance your loan following your down payment and closing costs. Homeowners agree

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3 Tips to Working with a Mortgage Broker

If you’re in the market to buy a home and need help navigating the complexities of a mortgage loan, you may consider working with a mortgage broker. As one of

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Choosing Between a Mortgage Broker or a Bank: Which is Best for my Home Loan?

Buying a home is not a decision people make lightly: it’s a big, long-term investment that requires a lot of thought and planning. While you’re planning, you want to make

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COVID-19: How Homebuyers Are Getting Loans with No Down Payment During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people’s financial situations. Millions of people have lost their jobs or experienced pay or hours cuts. For many, this has meant putting their home

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Guide to Closing on Your New Home in Under 30 Days

Mortgage rates are remaining at all-time lows, and many people are deciding it is their time to take advantage of these low interest rates. While the cost of renting a

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4 Ways to Know If You’re Ready to Buy Your First Home

At First Fidelis LLC, we work with many first-time homebuyers throughout the buying process. However, knowing exactly when the right time to buy your first home is not easy. While buying

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