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Mortgage Refinancing 101

By Own Up Staff June 26, 2020

What is mortgage refinancing?

The process of replacing your existing mortgage with a new one.

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..

How To Qualify For A Mortgage

By Caroline McCarthy January 23, 2020

Mortgages are a necessary evil – no one wants a loan that can be several times higher than their..

Here's How to Get Rid of PMI ASAP

By Caroline McCarthy August 27, 2019

If you are among the millions of people who bought a house with less than 20 percent down, you..

Should You Prepay Your Mortgage?

By Patrick Boyaggi August 14, 2019

The Internet is filled with stories of people who are prepaying their mortgage or who have paid..

9 Housing Scams to Avoid

By Patrick Boyaggi June 3, 2019

Your house is likely your biggest investment and the one you work hard to maintain, improve and..

7 Steps to Picking the Right Real Estate Agent

By Frank Luisi May 23, 2019

There are currently over 5,000 active real estate agents in the city of Boston. The top real..

The Right Pre-Approval Letter Helps You Get The Home You Want

By Patrick Boyaggi April 25, 2019

A pre-approval letter is a written statement from a licensed entity stating how much you are..

The Credit Score Conundrum

By Frank Luisi March 19, 2019

When talking to customers, our team will often hear something like, “What? I thought my credit..

The Ultimate Guide to Everything You Need for a Mortgage

By Patrick Boyaggi March 7, 2019

Just started your homebuying journey? Or ready to lock your loan? In order to expedite the..

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