• Pros and Cons of a 15 Year Mortgage
  • How to Set Up Automatic Recurring Mortgage Payments
  • Freddie Mac Projects Rising Rates
  • Comparing the Cost of Homeownership vs Renting
  • Home Prices Are Rising
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Freedom Mortgage Statement on Ginnie Mae Restriction

From the desk of Stanley Middleman: On June 1, 2018, Ginnie Mae (GNMA) restricted Freedom Mortgage and two other GNMA issuers from using VA loans to create GNMA multi-lender pools. This restriction, beginning July 1, is for the purpose of creating prepay transparency for MBS investors. Freedom Mortgage continues to be an approved GNMA issuer, remains authorized to pool all GNMA products, and continues to be able to put VA…

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Rates May Be Rising, But Homes Are More Affordable Today Than You Think

If you’ve been following the housing market, you may be seeing that rates are rising and home inventory is low. This means that fewer homeowners are putting their homes up for sale, making the market more competitive while mortgage rates go up. However, American’s may not realize that while rates are rising they are still at historic lows. This Spring, Trulia released a blog, Not Your Father’s Housing Market, that…

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Attention Grads! How to Prepare for Your “Real World” Job Interview.

  You’ve applied for a job and landed an interview! Whether you’ve been on several interviews or this is your first, it’s vital to be prepared and put your best foot forward. Here are a few tips: Always Dress to Impress Employers notice your attire. Dress professionally, no matter how casual the workplace environment. A favorite, professional outfit will make you feel confident. Ensure your clothes fit, are clean and wrinkle-free….

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Can I Get a VA Home Loan More Than Once?

Veterans and active military families that are eligible for a VA home loan have the opportunity to leverage this benefit more than once. In fact, qualified veterans and active military may use the VA Loan Guaranty Program over and over. Whether you’re buying your first or your last home, you can use your VA benefit on each home purchase. The only limitation is that a VA home loan can only…

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How to Set Up Automatic Recurring Mortgage Payments

Freedom Mortgage customers can enjoy the convenience of scheduling automatic recurring mortgage payments online. This feature offers you the ability to schedule your mortgage payment on a regular basis. The payment will then be deducted from your selected bank account automatically! This eliminates the need to mail a check or call-in a payment every month. In addition, this service offers you the flexibility to pay monthly, every other week, or…

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5 Reasons to Stay in Tempe After Graduating from ASU

Reason #5: The Sunshine Arizona weather offers almost year-round sunshine. In fact, Tempe sees more than 300 sunny days annually!* Yes, the summer gets a bit steamy, but even on rainy days the sun always shines through! Reason #4: Outdoor Activities If you love the outdoors, Tempe offers a slew of options. You have access to multiple hiking trails throughout the valley, clean and easy-to-access public parks, and countless pristine…

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Have you considered moving into a bigger home, downsizing, or moving into a different community? Now is a great time to prepare. Here are 3 tips to prep your home for a spring sale and make a few dollars while you’re at it! Tip 1: Prepare Evaluate what’s in and what’s out in an organized manner. Grab some empty boxes and label them in two categories: Category #1: Keep Category…

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