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COVID-19 UPDATES AND WHAT HOMEOWNERS NEED TO KNOW

COVID-19 UPDATES AND WHAT HOMEOWNERS NEED TO KNOW

April 2, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

At Mortgage Architects, we recognize that many homeowners may be looking for guidance around mortgage financing. We are committed to updating you - our customers - on the current climate and how the r ...

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Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready

Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready

March 25, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Home selling season is rapidly approaching. In most cases, spring is the top time to sell a home. One reason spring is the top-selling season is that home buyers align their moving schedule with their ...

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6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

March 11, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ...

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

February 26, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 12, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

January 29, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

January 15, 2020 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether refi ...

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4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home

December 11, 2019 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling process easier, from setting an asking price to c ...

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Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

November 27, 2019 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the time they are raising their children or sending th ...

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What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?

What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?

November 13, 2019 | Posted by: Chad Kruger

Though most people believe that their home is a great place to live, others see the value in owning a home. It can be a great investment. However, if you are strapped for cash, it can be a source of ...

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