Time to Buy a House: Homeowners Made $57,000 Already This Year

Homeowners should always look at their home as an investment.  While you’re paying off the mortgage principal, you’re building equity. ...

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage

For first-time home buyers, mortgage decisions will impact nearly everything else in the home buying process. A 30-year fixed mortgage...

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15-Year Fixed Mortgage

Whether you’re in the process of becoming a first-time homeowner or have been at it a while, your mortgage will...

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Cash In Refinance

Are you looking to lower your monthly mortgage payments? Are you in a position to pay down a large chunk...

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First Time Homebuyer Checklist

Owning your first home is an exciting step in anyone’s life. It can also be one of the most daunting...

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Maximize Your Ability to Buy a Home

So you’re ready to buy a home. While that’s an exciting prospect, it can also be quite scary. It’s a...

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Is Owning a Home Cheaper Than Renting?

Which is better: cats or dogs? Coffee or tea? Checkers or chess? These are questions that have seemingly been handed...

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The Home Loan Expert Volunteers Pack 1,400 Meals for Local Kids

This year, The Home Loan Expert (THLE) launched the THLE Cares initiative, which gives employees a paid day off to...

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Keep Climbing Foundation Announces Appalachian Trail Climb for the Kids

Big news! Keep Climbing Foundation’s Climb for the Kids (CFTK) 2021 will take place on the historic Appalachian Trail. All...

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Affordability Calculator

Before going shopping on the market, home buyers will want to determine how much house they can afford based on...

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Catching Up With IUOE Local 148, The Home Loan Expert Employees Cast a Line for a Good Cause

Last weekend, The Home Loan Expert (THLE) team grabbed their fishing gear and met up with workers from the International...

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Adjustable Mortgage Rate Calculator

Mortgage loans are typically issued in 15-year or 30-year terms. These loans also allow home buyers to choose between a...

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Loan to Value Calculator

Estimating your potential monthly mortgage payments involves calculating various financial factors. A loan-to-value (LTV) ratio represents one of the fundamental...

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15-year or 30-year mortgage: Which is right for you?

Mortgage terms — the period of time over which a loan gets paid off — are a crucial deciding factor...

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Additional Payment Calculator

One of the largest costs associated with a mortgage is the amount of interest paid on the loan over time....

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Home Refinance Calculator

How much could you save by refinancing your mortgage? Use this calculator to figure out how much you could reduce...

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