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First Time Home Buyer Loans and Assistance Programs First Time Home Buyer Loans and Assistance Programs

By Colleen Colkitt

If you're looking to buy a home in Pennsylvania, you might need help financing the property. Check out some of these first time home-buyer programs and find one that's right for you!

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Buying A Home With Less-Than-Great Credit Buying A Home With Less-Than-Great Credit

By Elizabeth Elstien

While the interest rate is lower for those buyers with great credit scores, that doesn't leave those buyers whose credit is lower than 620 standing on the sidewalk. Read on to find ways to open the door to homeownership for those with less-than-great credit.

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What Your Mortgage Will Really Cost What Your Mortgage Will Really Cost

By Tiffany Raiford

Before you make an offer on a home and find yourself shocked when you realize your payment is much higher than you thought, understand what fees are included in your mortgage payment -- in addition to your loan amount.

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What is APR What is APR

By Ben Levy

APR is the Annual Percentage Rate and tells you your interest rate on a mortgage for the whole year. It is also used for credit cards and automobile loans. Usually, the higher your APR, the more it will cost you.

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Getting Rejected for a Mortgage Getting Rejected for a Mortgage

By Ben Levy

You have finally found your dream home, the perfect little piece of paradise. All you have to do is get approved by the bank for your mortgage. You get a call from the bank and all of your dreams have been crushed. The application for your mortgage was reviewed: you have been rejected. What do you do now?

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Filing for Bankruptcy: Pros and Cons Filing for Bankruptcy: Pros and Cons

By Christopher C. Carr

In these troubled economic times, many people are having difficulties paying their bills and may be wondering whether a bankruptcy will help them. To examine the various strategies available to avoid bankruptcy, we must first understand what bankruptcy is and what it can and cannot do.

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Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners

By Kristen Bosse

Harbour Equity Partners is a private equity fund. Our resources in investment banking and private banking make it possible for us to offer loans to high net worth borrowers. Harbour Equity Partners has seen the opportunity to help borrowers that do not conform with traditional lending options. Utilizing our private banking resources, Harbour Equity Partners will structure finance options that meet a borrower's end goal.

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Influence of mortgage foreclosure on the tenants Influence of mortgage foreclosure on the tenants

Whenever you are finding it difficult to repay your mortgage loans, you can take the help of a

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Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

By Derren Peters

Refinancing offers several different ways to bring down your payments and save you money. While weighing each option, keep the following in mind

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Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Loan Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Loan

By Derren Peters

Owning a home has plenty of benefits, from tax breaks to personal pride. One of the financial advantages for Texas homeowners is the ability to draw money from the equity built up in their property.

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