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Important Real Estate Documents You Can’t Ignore

Contract forms. Loan applications. Mortgage paperwork. Before you close on a new home, you’ll have to navigate through a sea of real estate documents. Let us help you understand a few of them. Make sure not to skim these documents, but read them in their entirety. You’ll feel more secure and smart about the big [...]

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How to Find a Mortgage Lender

Choosing the right mortgage lender is a huge piece of the home buying process.  When you find a mortgage lender that is right for you, you’re more likely to get the best rates, great service, and low fees all of which save you money. To find out which lenders have better options for your financial [...]

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Ask Nick: Getting a Mortgage After Short Sale

Nick Peacock, Beazer’s Vice President of Lender Choices, answers your questions about shopping for a mortgage. In this edition of “Ask Nick”, Nick answers questions about getting a mortgage after a short sale. He also answers his very first question submitted via Twitter. The firm Bradbury & Partners wanted to know what advantages the current [...]

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What are Closing Costs on a Home?

Your down payment isn’t the only money you’ll need to pay the day of closing. You’ll also need to plan for the costs associated with borrowing the money, government taxes, and other fees you may not be aware of. It’s important to understand these additional fees so you know precisely what you are paying for [...]

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Ask Nick: What type of documents are banks requiring today?

Nick Peacock, Beazer’s Vice President of Lender Choices, answers your questions about shopping for a mortgage. In this edition of “Ask Nick”, Nick explains the advantages and disadvantages of borrowing from different sized loan companies, the reason lenders charge different rates, and the type of documentation banks require. Q: Bonnie: What are the advantages/disadvantages to [...]

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How To Choose the Right Home Loan

Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a repeat, once you’ve decided you are ready to buy, you will need to choose the right home loan. This is a huge step when buying a new home, and we want to help you feel more confident and smarter about your decision to buy. Before you [...]

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Ask Nick: How Much Do I Really Need to Have as a Down Payment?

Nick Peacock, Beazer’s Vice President of Lender Choices, answers your questions about shopping for a mortgage. In this edition of “Ask Nick”, Nick explains when the new FHA changes kick-in, how much buyers typically need for a down payment, and lender “lock-in” periods. Q: Tanya:  My question is regarding FHA’s upcoming change taking effect on [...]

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Mortgage Choices Presents: Ask Nick!

Finding the right mortgage is one of the most important steps of buying a new home.  To help you prepare for what may be your biggest purchase ever, we’re launching “Ask Nick!” This Q&A series is designed to help teach you all about shopping for and finding a mortgage. Nick Peacock, Beazer’s Vice President of [...]

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New Home or Resale? New Homes Month May Help Sway Your Decision

Do I want an existing home? Or do I want a brand new home? These are common questions that many homebuyers grapple with during the early stages of their home search.  During the month of April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is sharing some of the advantages of buying a newly built home [...]

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FHA Changes Coming Soon Make Home Purchase More Expensive

Planning on buying a home soon, and getting an FHA loan, so you only have to put 3.5% down? Pay attention, because there are new FHA changes going into effect soon that will make that purchase much more expensive.  It will be important for anyone considering getting an FHA loan to move quickly so they [...]

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