Homebuying June 25 2018

Homebuying Hurdle: Education

'I don’t even know where to begin!'

FHA? PMI? DTI?...OMG?! Homebuyers get excited about buying a home, not getting a mortgage. The piles of paperwork, the long waits, the acronyms – you’re putting down too much money to be this confused. Luckily, there are many resources available including local government housing agencies, online resources and knowledgeable Loan Officers willing to help you every step of the way. The hardest part is taking the first step, but a simple consultation may be just what you need to boost your confidence.

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At Eagle Home Mortgage, we have helped tens of thousands of first-time homebuyers just like you. We know that the thought of getting a mortgage can be overwhelming and we want you to be able to enter the home market with confidence. That’s why we created our First-Time Homebuyers Guide to help you prepare for your exciting journey to homeownership.

Your Guide to Homebuying

It’s important to understand all of the financial obligations that come with purchasing a home, but maybe you’re more of a Do-It-Yourself kind of buyer. Before rushing out to those open houses, you will first want to determine your buying power by checking your credit score, calculate your debt-to-income ratio and even getting pre-qualified! Not sure what these things mean? Check out some of our other posts for a more in-depth look at the mortgage process.

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September 20 2018

Terms to Watch for in a Purchase Contract

Every home sale starts with a home purchase agreement—a legally binding contract signed by homebuyers and sellers that confirms that they agree upon a certain purchase price, closing date, and other terms. While the forms and wording vary from state to...

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September 18 2018

The Best Home Improvement Projects for You

If you’re exploring home improvement options, you know there are a lot of tips out there. But there are most likely just two reasons that you would be researching major home improvement projects: You either want to improve your home, or you absolutely need...

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September 14 2018

Preparing an Emergency Supply Kit

Every September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, and as our nation braces for another natural disaster, it is important to reflect on your own preparedness. Do you have an emergency supply kit? Do you know where your family would evacuate to if the...

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September 14 2018

8 Questions to Ask Your Lender

It is your mortgage lender’s job to help you get a loan that is best for you. It can be intimidating and confusing treading new territory when buying a home. Familiarizing yourself with the terminology used in real estate and finding a lender who will walk...

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September 10 2018

Understanding Title Insurance

Buying a home can be an anxious, emotional, and stressful time for many people. Understanding owner’s title insurance and why it’s important can help. Each year, more than 80 percent of homebuyers choose to purchase owner’s title insurance....

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September 06 2018

How to Make Your Home More Salable

In the housing market, supply often exceeds demand and most people can generally sell a house faster by lowering the price. But there are other ways to improve your home's attractiveness without lowering the asking price. If you're looking to sell your...

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September 04 2018

Alexa Commands You Can Use Every Day

If you’ve brought Amazon Alexa into your home, here are the coolest and most useful skills and Alexa commands you can use every day!

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August 31 2018

Notarize and Eagle Home Mortgage Join Forces to Complete a Fully-Digital Mortgage Closing in Texas

Notarize, the first digital platform to offer a fully-online closing experience, and Eagle Home Mortgage, a full-service mortgage lender, announced the execution of a fully-digital mortgage closing in Kyle, Texas, for a Lennar homebuyer.

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August 30 2018

Eagle Home Mortgage Hosts Back-To-School Drive for Local Foster Children

Eagle Home Mortgage hosts Back-To-School Drive and raises $2,327 in donations for Treehouse Wearhouse, in an effort to help local foster children in the greater Seattle area.

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