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What you need to know before getting a mortgage

By Nicole Tabak August 11, 2021

Are you considering buying a home and getting a mortgage but feel like you have absolutely no..

Down Payment 101

By Own Up Staff June 26, 2020

What is a down payment? 

The percentage of your home’s purchase price that you pay upfront. It..

Mortgage Insurance 101

By Own Up Staff June 26, 2020

What is mortgage insurance?

Mortgage insurance reimburses the lender if borrowers default on..

What You Need To Know About Mortgage Underwriting

By Oscar Castaneda February 20, 2020

The ideal loan applicant would make a down payment of 20 percent or more, have six months of..

Buying A House: The Ultimate Checklist

By Caroline McCarthy February 12, 2020

It’s most people’s dream to own a beautiful home they can call their own.

Find Your Dream Home: A How-To Guide

By Jenn Nketia February 12, 2020

The phrase “dream home” gets thrown around a lot. What does it mean? It depends on who you ask.

Credit Scores For Mortgages: What You Need To Get Approved

By Tyler Stinson February 12, 2020

When you apply for a new credit card, or buy a new cell phone, you don’t have to wait days or..

Questions To Ask When Buying A House

By Evan Moyer February 12, 2020

If you were going to put your life savings in the stock market, how much time would you spend..

Buying A House Without A Realtor

By Nick Clarke February 12, 2020

Your car has a blown engine, and needs a new one. Can you replace it on your own?

How To Budget For A House

By Oscar Castaneda February 12, 2020

Sociologists often divide people into two groups when it comes to money: spenders and savers...

Mortgage Preapproval

By Caroline McCarthy February 12, 2020

You’ve seen the perfect house on Zillow, or you stopped by an open house and immediately fell in..

House Inspection Checklist

By Will Donovan February 12, 2020

A house inspection checklist? Isn’t that what you hire a home inspector for?

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