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Lower Interest rates make Financing a Home today cost LESS!

Lower Interest rates make Financing a Home today cost LESS!

  There's good news in the home financing world: Lower interest rates make financing a home today cost less than it did last year, even though prices continue to rise. Look at the difference in the monthly principal and interest (P&I) payment with a 5% jump in price: You can see the market offers a renewed opportunity to buy at a lower cost. Of course, no one knows how long current rate trends will last. If you or a loved one is ready to purchase, please remember that getting a pre-approval f or your home loan is a good first step. We are glad to discuss the markets, the process, and the many available financing options. Are you ready to get...

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A Latte a Day Can Keep Homeownership Away

A Latte a Day Can Keep Homeownership Away

  Pumpkin spice latte season has arrived. Have you caught yourself spending extra cash on a daily caffeine fix? Although inexpensive, those lattes can add up to a bigger number quite fast! If you’re looking to purchase a new home, you’re probably aware that saving for a down payment takes discipline. That’s why it is so important to limit your extra expenses (like a latte a day). By doing this, you can reach your down payment goal faster. Depending on where you live, putting away a small amount away each day into savings will get you to the average down payment you need for homeownership faster than you think. Take a look here to get an idea of the...

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Greenway's Markets in a Minute I The Fed cut rates. Now what?

Greenway's Markets in a Minute I The Fed cut rates. Now what?

For the Week Ending September 20, 2019   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.     Mortgage rates were not directly affected by the Fed policy rate cut this week. Mortgage rates are based on markets that are influenced by but not controlled by Fed policy. An attack on Saudi Arabia's oil production facilities reduced output, driving up the cost of oil. Consumers are seeing higher gas prices at the pump....

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The Ultimate Mortgage Glossary

The Ultimate Mortgage Glossary

At Greenway Mortgage, we want you to feel comfortable making the decisions that get you into the home of your dreams. A big part of that is speaking the language. We've created The Ultimate Mortgage Glossary  just for you which includes major loan types and other terms you will run into during the mortgage process.   A basic understanding of these terms will make you feel right at home working with a Greenway Mortgage loan officer. Take me to the Mortgage Glossary >>  

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Greenway's Markets in a Minute I  More rate cuts on the way?

Greenway's Markets in a Minute I More rate cuts on the way?

For the Week Ending September 13, 2019   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.     Consumer borrowing was up $23.3 billion in July, the biggest monthly gain since Nov. 2017. The increase pushed total consumer credit to a record $4.1 trillion. Despite forecasts of a looming recession for 2020, economic data and the labor market continue to show strength. The Fed will meet next week. Last month's...

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