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3 Steps to Facilitate the Communication Between Your Buyer and the Lender image

3 Steps to Facilitate the Communication Between Your Buyer and the Lender

The buyer, the lender, and the real estate agent are like the three sides of a triangle— when they come together, there’s tremendous strength in the formation.

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Does your loan originator work as hard as you do?

Selling real estate is a rewarding career choice, but it's a highly competitive, get-it-done-yesterday business. That's why it's important to team up with a loan originator who works as hard as you do.

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Simplify New Construction with a One-Time-Close Loan

Choosing each detail. Selecting thoughtful touches. Having a vision and seeing it come to life.

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1-Hour Curb Appeal

Whether you’re looking to put your house on the market or you just want to add freshness to your home’s exterior, here are some of the easiest ways to enhance curb appeal this summer.

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What Does “Approved with Conditions” Mean for My Loan?

When you find the right home and your offer is accepted, it’s exciting! In most cases, though, there’s still a lot that must happen to get to the closing table.

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How Much Home Can Your Clients Afford?

Everyone wants to be happy in a new home. The right neighborhood, the right floor plan, and the right sales price go a long way to maximize customer satisfaction.

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Should I Renovate or Move?

Your home is where you go to feel comfort, have fun, and spend time with the people and pets you love. But life changes, and there may come a time when you find yourself wondering if your current house or condo is still a good fit.

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3 Reasons to Refinance this Summer

Did you know that refinancing is a powerful tool?  Aside from interest rates, other reasons to refi include improving your term or getting cash out of your home’s equity.

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Understanding the Debt-to-Income Ratio

Making smart financial decisions can be easier than you think. By understanding a few key concepts about debt, you can successfully manage your income, your budget, and your expectations.

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Prioritizing your Referral Partners

How do you decide which referral partners deserve your time? Should you spend lots of effort putting together an email for past customers?

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Spring Clean Your Database

There’s a new obsession with decluttering that seems to be everywhere these days. We’re supposed to get rid of all the things that don’t “spark joy” so that we can get more out of the present

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5 Things You Need to Know About VA Loans

Guardian Mortgage is proud of the men and women who devote themselves to our country.

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Benefits of VA Loans

If you are an active duty, retired, or eligible surviving spouse of a military service member, your work for our country has earned you a huge benefit when it comes to home financing.

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Understanding Mortgage Lingo

If you are new to mortgages and residential lending, it can sometimes be overwhelming to understand all of the related terminology.

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What is a HomeStyle® Loan?

Do you see potential behind that paneling? Possibilities for that plumbing?