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Is a Home Security System worth the money? 1200 801 Caitlin Hussey

Is a Home Security System worth the money?

Is a Home Security System Worth the Money? In a short answer: yes. A home security system is worth the…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Market Update - Aug 19
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Atlanta Market Update: August 2019

Atlanta Mortgage Lender – Mortgage and Real Estate Market Update on Atlanta, GA Area If you’re looking to buy or…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Guide To Automating A Home
Milend’s Guide To Automating A Home 1200 821 Jason Breeland

Milend’s Guide To Automating A Home

Your Local Atlanta Mortgage Lender’s Guide To Automating A Home Most smart home systems work similarly. In the simplest terms, your…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Top Questions to Ask
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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender Before You Get Started

Before you begin the application process for an Atlanta mortgage, such as with MiLEND, Inc., there are a few useful…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Top Renovations that Pay Off
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Top Home Renovations that Pay Off

If you are looking to update your home before you sell, there are a few home renovations you should be…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Secrets to Buying in a Seller's Market
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Secrets to Buying in a Seller’s Market

If you are looking to purchase a home but currently live in a competitive market, do not worry because there…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Resolution List
Add These Items To Your Resolution List 1514 850 Jason Breeland

Add These Items To Your Resolution List

With the holidays behind us,  If you are not well-prepared you could end up paying unmanageable interest on credit card interest.  The ability…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Market Update
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Atlanta Area Fall Market Update

The fall season is officially here, which means it’s time to indulge in delicious food, relax outside in the cooler…

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Top Reasons to Buy Your Own Home - Atlanta Mortgage Lender
Top Reasons to Buy Your Own Home 1024 512 Jason Breeland

Top Reasons to Buy Your Own Home

If you are currently renting your home, you may be wondering if it is really worth it to stop renting…

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Atlanta Mortgage Lender - Pitfalls to Avoid
Top First-Time Homebuyer Pitfalls to Avoid 974 485 Jason Breeland

Top First-Time Homebuyer Pitfalls to Avoid

Buying a home for the first time can be a very daunting experience. If you are not well-prepared you could…

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What Exactly Is a HELOC? 540 282 Jason Breeland

What Exactly Is a HELOC?

HELOC stands for a home equity line of credit.  It is sometimes called a Home Equity Loan. Question #1:  How is…

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Atlanta Mortgage Broker - Tips for Your First Meeting
Tips for Your First Meeting with a Mortgage Professional 1024 512 Jason Breeland

Tips for Your First Meeting with a Mortgage Professional

Meeting with your Atlanta mortgage broker for the first time can be an exciting yet daunting experience. Making sure you…

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Increase Your Chances of a Mortgage Approval 1200 628 Jason Breeland

Increase Your Chances of a Mortgage Approval

Increase Your Chances of a Mortgage Approval Getting approved for a mortgage is easier than you think, but you do…

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Lagging Millennial Home Buyers: Just Give Them Time 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Lagging Millennial Home Buyers: Just Give Them Time

Lagging Millennial Home Buyers: Just Give Them Time Those involved in the real estate market may have noticed some demographic…

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Understanding the Basics of Flood Insurance Coverage 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Understanding the Basics of Flood Insurance Coverage

Understanding the Basics of Flood Insurance Coverage So, what is flood insurance, and how does it work? It seems that…

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Two of the Biggest Mistakes Home Buyers Can Make 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Two of the Biggest Mistakes Home Buyers Can Make

Two of the Biggest Mistakes Home Buyers Can Make Two things are absolutely vital for home buyers to do before…

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Low Rates Won’t Last Forever – Prepare Ahead 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Low Rates Won’t Last Forever – Prepare Ahead

Low Rates Won’t Last Forever – Prepare Ahead Because interest rates have been so low for so long, you can’t…

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An Escrow Account Can Work in Your Favor 1024 536 Jason Breeland

An Escrow Account Can Work in Your Favor

An Escrow Account Can Work in Your Favor When you decide on your mortgage and lender, you may want to…

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Can an Appraisal Impact My Home Purchase? 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Can an Appraisal Impact My Home Purchase?

Can an Appraisal Impact My Home Purchase? An appraisal is a valuation that your lender orders before giving you a…

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Ensure Your Happiness with Your Locked-In Rate 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Ensure Your Happiness with Your Locked-In Rate

Ensure Your Happiness with Your Locked-In Rate Just like the stock market, mortgage rates fluctuate. They may move daily, or…

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75 Million Millennials Are About to Shape the Future of Real Estate 1024 536 Jason Breeland

75 Million Millennials Are About to Shape the Future of Real Estate

75 Million Millennials Are About to Shape the Future of Real Estate Bob Dylan was so right: ‘the times, they…

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You Can Reduce Your Closing Costs, But Should You? 1024 536 Jason Breeland

You Can Reduce Your Closing Costs, But Should You?

You Can Reduce Your Closing Costs, But Should You? All of the costs incurred in the course of purchasing or…

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Bank Statements: The Lender’s Window to Your Wallet 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Bank Statements: The Lender’s Window to Your Wallet

Bank Statements: The Lender’s Window to Your Wallet Your bank statements, like your credit report, are a window to your…

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Prequalification and Preapproval Are 2 Different Documents 977 404 Jason Breeland

Prequalification and Preapproval Are 2 Different Documents

Prequalification and Preapproval Are 2 Different Documents To the average consumer, there’s little or no difference between “prequalification” and “preapproval”…

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Time For Summer Savings with Debt Consolidation 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Time For Summer Savings with Debt Consolidation

Time For Summer Savings with Debt Consolidation “It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy…” Or so the song goes… One…

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Good to Know: The Role of a Closing Attorney and the Title Company 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Good to Know: The Role of a Closing Attorney and the Title Company

Good to Know: The Role of a Closing Attorney and the Title Company   There are many steps involved in…

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VantageScore: The New Method of Calculating Credit Scores 1024 536 Jason Breeland

VantageScore: The New Method of Calculating Credit Scores

VantageScore: The New Method of Calculating Credit Scores The math behind your credit score is getting revamped, with changes big…

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Conventional and FHA Loans: Which is Best? 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Conventional and FHA Loans: Which is Best?

Conventional and FHA Loans: Which is Best? While the list of options seems to be shrinking for mortgage customers, understanding…

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What You Need to Know about PMI 1024 536 Jason Breeland

What You Need to Know about PMI

What You Need to Know about PMI Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is a reality that is hard to escape, especially…

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Fannie and Freddie Explained 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Fannie and Freddie Explained

Fannie and Freddie Explained With all the talk these days in the world of mortgages about Fannie Mae and Freddie…

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Using Your Tax Refund For Good 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Using Your Tax Refund For Good

Using Your Tax Refund For Good With the annual tax season officially over and “in the books,” (pun intended) many…

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Is a 20% Down Payment on a Home Necessary? 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Is a 20% Down Payment on a Home Necessary?

Is a 20% Down Payment on a Home Necessary? Buying a home is a big part of your life. It…

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5 Great Reasons to Refinance Now 1024 536 Jason Breeland

5 Great Reasons to Refinance Now

5 Great Reasons to Refinance Now The housing market has been up and down for a while now. Many were…

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How to score the best mortgage rate in 2017 1024 533 Jason Breeland

How to score the best mortgage rate in 2017

How to score the best mortgage rate in 2017 Despite the collapse of the housing bubble and subsequent Great Recession…

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Mortgage Amortization Explained 1024 536 Jason Breeland

Mortgage Amortization Explained

Mortgage Amortization Explained Put simply, amortization is the process by which you pay back a debt through equal payments on…

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How the Fed Rate Hike Impacts Mortgages, Credit Cards, and Auto Loans 1024 536 Jason Breeland

How the Fed Rate Hike Impacts Mortgages, Credit Cards, and Auto Loans

How the Fed Rate Hike Impacts Mortgages, Credit Cards, and Auto Loans The recent announcement that the Federal Reserve Board…

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Could a Reverse Mortgage Save Your Retirement? 1024 640 Jason Breeland

Could a Reverse Mortgage Save Your Retirement?

Could a Reverse Mortgage Save Your Retirement? As baby boomers retire at the rate of 10,000 per day, many of…

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