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What Does it Take to Get Pre Approved?

What Does it Take to Get Pre Approved? Especially in this market, it is important that you – the borrower(s)- have your mortgage financing plan in place. A Pre Approval accomplishes two things: confidence while shopping for a home knowing it’s something you can afford and, second, your potential offer is stronger when submitted with

Credit Score: Don’t Pay To Fix It!

Credit Score: Don’t Pay To Fix It! Credit Scores are always a point of concern when it comes time to get pre-approved. If there is one thing to absolutely never do:  pay a company to “fix your credit score.”  It is not possible to change or erase true information from your credit report no matter

On the Go and Looking for a Home

On the Go and Looking for a Home Americans spend an average of 55 minutes per online visit with real estate apps on their phones, according to new research unveiled by Google. Basically, “customers roll over in the morning and start looking at real estate listings [on their phone],” John Thornton, a partner in Google’s

Industry Update

Industry Update: More Millennials Turn to Their Home’s Equity According to a new survey commissioned by Discover Home Equity Loans, older millennials (ages 30 to 34) are twice as likely as baby boomers to take out a home equity loan. Of the 64 percent of older millennials surveyed who own a home, 51 percent have used a home

Find a Great Agent

Find a Great Agent As technology grows in the housing industry, so does the need for real estate agents, with the two working in conjunction with each other rather than against each other, Chris Heller, CEO of Keller Williams, explained in an interview after an earnings release. “Even with more technology and a stronger market, we are

Benefits of Refinancing

Benefits of Refinancing I was speaking with a friend of mine this morning regarding refinancing and he asked a handful of great questions that not all homeowners know the answers to. Luckily, McCormick Mortgage is glad to answer any and all mortgage financing related questions. If you currently own a home, now is a fantastic time to refinance.