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Home Buying 101: Types of Home LoansPosted On: September 14, 2020 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Generally speaking, there are two overarching categories or types of home loans – conventional loans and government-backed mortgages including FHA, VA, and USDA loans. Each has different advantages and qualification requirements, and our preferred lenders can help you determine the right mortgage for your needs. ...
Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Interest RatesPosted On: July 8, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
A lower interest rate means a lower monthly mortgage payment, or the ability to afford more home, and mortgage interest rates hit an all-time record low heading into the July Fourth weekend. ...
Home Buying 101: What Credit Score Do You Need to Buy a Home in Florida?Posted On: June 24, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Are you considering buying a new home in Florida and not sure if you have the credit score required? Get the scoop on credit score basics, the score you need to buy a home, and the benefits of getting pre-qualified before you start shopping for your new home. ...
Home Buying 101: What is an MCC?Posted On: June 2, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
The Mortgage Tax Credit Certificate, or MCC, provides a federal tax credit to qualifying homebuyers. Home Solutions Lenders Inc., a Highland Homes preferred lender and Florida Housing-approved MCC lender, provides insight on just what the MCC is, who can benefit, and how to take advantage of this. ...
New Tools to Help You Find Your Florida New Home – Virtually!Posted On: March 31, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Videos | Home Buying 101
You may be limiting activities outside of the house right now, and we are adapting to your needs with online tools to help you find, finance, and build your dream home from the privacy and comfort of your favorite sofa or chair ...
Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits for Florida HomeownersPosted On: February 6, 2020 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Curious about tax deductions available to you as a Florida homeowner? Good news - There are an array of tax deductions available that can add up to big savings if you itemize your 2019 federal tax return. ...
Buying a New Home in Florida This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: The Secret to Home Buying SatisfactionPosted On: February 15, 2019 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
The most satisfied home buyers typically have one thing in common: new construction homes. From open concept living space to home personalization to warranty protection, brand-new homes have what you’re looking for. Why settle for anything less ...
Home Buying 101: Relocating to FloridaPosted On: November 9, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Relocating to a new city or state can be quite the undertaking, but it’s also a time of great excitement and anticipation. Many factors may have led to your decision to move to Florida, from a job transfer or desire for lifestyle change to wanting to be closer to your family. Florida is an amazing ...
Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Rates and What They Mean for YouPosted On: October 12, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
While it is true rates are higher than they were a year ago, current mortgage rates are still near historic lows and owning a home remains more affordable than renting. ...
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