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Buying a Vacation Home: A Quick Guide

Buying a Vacation Home: A Quick Guide

Having a second home for weekend or summer escapes is a priority for many Americans. If you’re interested in buying a vacation home, here’s a quick guide to the essential steps: Determine If You are Buying a Second Home or a Rental Property Many people re

Sep 06, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

A Guide to Seller Concessions

A Guide to Seller Concessions

A Guide to Seller Concessions American Pacific Mortgage / August 31, 2022, at 8:00 AM   There’s always a lot of back and forth when you buy a home. It’s called the negotiation process, and it’s one of the reasons you need a great realtor. Potential buyers

Aug 31, 2022 | A Guide to Seller Concessions

Will Getting a Mortgage Help My Credit Score?

Will Getting a Mortgage Help My Credit Score?

While buying a house, your credit score is very important to securing mortgage funding. But what about after you close on the sale? How will a home loan affect your credit? The good news is that in most cases, obtaining and paying a mortgage will actually

Aug 30, 2022 | Credit

Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Jumbo Loan Questions

Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Jumbo Loan Questions

If you live in one of our nation’s pricier areas or if you want to buy a home significantly above the median price for your area, you’ll probably need a jumbo loan. If you’re not familiar with these types of mortgages, here are some of the frequently aske

Aug 23, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

Buying a House: Today’s Down Payment Requirements and Options

Buying a House: Today’s Down Payment Requirements and Options

Buying a house isn’t just about the sticker cost or the monthly payment. A large part of your housing budget will also be your down payment. If you’ve seen lender ads before, you know that this number can be all over the board.    But is a bigger down pay

Aug 17, 2022 | Down Payment Requirements and Options

Your Mortgage Application Document Checklist

Your Mortgage Application Document Checklist

Once you find the perfect house and your offer is accepted, it is time to turn your attention to lining up the financing. If you’ve never applied for a mortgage loan before, or if it’s been many years since your last home purchase, the process of collecti

Aug 16, 2022 | Purchasing a Home