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How the DC Open Doors Program Helps First-Time Buyers

Post The District of Columbia is a special place. It’s the United States’ capital – the center of all the action for the federal government. It’s also an international city, home to embassies of nations from around the globe. Even its…
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Use Your Stimulus Check to Improve Your Home

Post Warmer weather and brighter days are now in bloom as we transition into spring. Many Americans are also receiving or have already received a third stimulus payment. After a year of COVID-19 restrictions and a boom in the amount of…
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First Heritage Mortgage Announces Banks Gatchel as President

First Heritage Mortgage AnnouncesBanks Gatchel as President Banks Gatchel joins FHM with 29 years of experience across the mortgage industry, most recently serving as President of Lenderworks. FAIRFAX, Va. – First Heritage Mortgage, LLC (FHM) announced this week that Banks…
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What is a Jumbo Loan?

Post A jumbo loan is used to finance a home when the price exceeds the conforming loan limit, which is $548,250 for most of the U.S. in 2021. It’s important to understand why you would need a jumbo loan and how…
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Celebrating Women’s History Month at First Heritage Mortgage

March is Women’s History Month, and at First Heritage Mortgage, we are proud to have awesome female team members helping our company set records every month of the year. To honor and celebrate those achievements, we are sharing stories from…
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How You Can Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance

Post There are many fees associated with buying a house, from inspections to appraisals to insurance. Most buyers don’t want to spend more than they need to, so it’s a good practice to do some research to find out just what…
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