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Home Buyers Guide

Over 30 pages covering what you need to know to successfully buy a home. 

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Topics Include:
What is a Mortgage?
Mortgage Origination
The Mortgage Channels
Mortgage Loan Types
Your Credit FICO® Score
Check Your Credit Score
Income & Assets
Employment Verification
Set Your Budget
Mortgage Do’s & Don’ts
Find a Realtor
Shopping for a House
Make a Checklist
Purchase Offer & Contract
How Mortgage Rates Work
Fixed Rate Vs. ARMs
Lock or Float?
Registration & Loan Disclosures
The Home Inspection
Earnest Money Explained
The Appraisal Process
Homeowners Insurance
Approval & Conditions
Clear to Close
Closing Cost Fees
Signing and Servicing

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