Good Credit Types vs Bad Credit Types

We get a lot of questions, many from very seasoned buyers who have purchased several homes.  If you have a question, please email cconlon@afncorp.com...

How to Put your Home Equity to Work!

Home Equity is the portion of your property that you truly own, this can be calculated simply by subtracting the amount of money you...

Eliminate the stress out of getting a new Mortgage!

So, you finally made the big step, you put in an offer on a home and are ready to enter the rank of Homeowner! ...

Why should you buy a home instead of renting?

It’s called the power of leverage when you buy a home.  Most American’s accumulated wealth is stored primarily in their home, over 26.1 Trillion...

How will student loan debt affect my ability to purchase a home?

Student loan debt can be a problem if you are trying to buy a home. We have come up with a few tips in...

Why is my Credit score different than what it says online?

We get a lot of questions, many from very seasoned buyers who have purchased several homes.  If you have a question, please email cconlon@afncorp.com...

How Is my FICO credit scored

This week’s question comes from a client we are assisting in getting a handle on their credit. Q. How is my FICO credit scored. 35% Payment...

When Is the Right Time to Refinance?

When is the right time to refinance my home? Everyone loves to save money, right? First let’s look at your motivation to refinance.  There...

How Much Money do I Need?

This week’s question was fielded at a Lunch and Learn this week. Q. How much money do I need to have to buy a house? A....

What’s the deal with Mortgage Insurance!

This week’s Question comes from a from Angela, a first time home buyer. Q.  Do I have to have Mortgage Insurance? Does this pay my...

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