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The “Ideal” Down Payment

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. When asked about their “ideal” level of down payment, 2 in 3 (68%) millennial first-time homebuyers now say they wish to put down under 20%, according to the latest ValueInsured Modern Homebuyer survey. Naturally, what…
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First Heritage Mortgage Joins Children’s National Campaign to “Make March Matter” for Children’s Health in D.C.

More than 150 local businesses rally the community in inaugural effort to raise $1 million in support of children’s health in D.C.   Washington, D.C. (March 8, 2018) – Today, First Heritage Mortgage, LLC joins Children’s National Health System in its…
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Homeowners vs. Buyers: Who’s More in Tune with Interest Rate Hikes?

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Since hitting record-low in summer of 2016 post-Brexit, U.S. mortgage rates have rebounded, with 30-year fixed rate crossing the important psychological benchmark of 4% at the beginning of 2018. Citing a healthy economy and to…
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Is The American Housing Market Healthy?

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Last month, Fannie Mae – a perennially reliable source we trust – found a 5 percent-point drop in Americans’ home buying confidence from a month prior, and an 8 percent-point drop from a year ago. At the…
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Does Your Client Have Questions About Financing?

As a realtor, we understand your client may have questions about financing their future home. Which financing solution should they choose? When should they start discussing their options? And, perhaps most importantly, which lender should they choose? It’s important to…
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What Do Homeowners Think of The Mortgage Industry?

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. It’s a popular time for new year resolution, so how about a little self-assessment of the mortgage industry? We have always wondered what homebuyers think of mortgage lending, so we asked 1,019 of them for…
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