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How To Protect Your Credit

By now you’ve probably heard about the latest news in security breaches: the hacking of Equifax. This data breach was extensive, leaving over 144 million Americans compromised. The hackers accessed names, date of birth, addresses, phone numbers, social security, driver’s licenses and credit card numbers. To find out if you were impacted, you can check […]

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Steps to a Smooth Home Purchase

If you are looking to buy a home, the process may seem overwhelming. Planning well in advance can save you time, money, and stress. Whether you’re ready to start preparing or just wondering about the home buying process, we’ve created a list of important steps to lead to a smooth home purchase: 18 months before […]

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NFM Lending Supports Victims of Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, tens of thousands of Texas and Louisiana residents have been affected by the devastation. Some have lost their lives, and many have lost their homes along with all their possessions. Starting Wednesday, August 30, and through next Friday, September 8, NFM Lending will be encouraging its employees and interested […]

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Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts

If you are looking to purchase a home, you may have wondered what is needed to qualify for a mortgage. When your lender is determining whether you qualify for a home loan, many factors you may not have considered may come into play. Here are a few mortgage do’s and don’ts to keep in mind […]

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Tips for Buying a Home if You’re Self-Employed

If you own your own business, you may have wondered whether this could make qualifying for a mortgage more difficult. And while you may have different considerations to keep in mind than a W-2 employee buying a home, with the right mortgage and real estate professionals by your side, you can achieve your dream of […]

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4 Tips for Buying a New Construction Home

If you’re looking to buy a new home, you may have considered purchasing a brand-new home, rather than one that has already been built. There are many benefits to buying a new construction home, but there are also many factors to consider when you are making your choice. If you are looking to buy a […]

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Top 5 Questions about the Top 5 Mortgage Loans – USDA

Over the past several months, we have answered the top questions about the top mortgage loan options. Our final blog in this series will answer the top 5 questions about United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loans. If you are considering buying a home, read on to find out whether a USDA loan might be […]

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Top 5 Questions about the Top 5 Mortgage Loans – VA Loans

Recently, we answered the Top Five Questions About Jumbo Loans. This week, we will discuss VA loans. If you or your spouse is a Veteran or serving in the military and planning to purchase a home soon, these tips will help you decide whether a VA loan is right for you.   VA Loans The Veterans […]

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Top 5 Questions about the Top 5 Mortgage Loans – Jumbo Loans

Recently, we answered the Top Five Questions About Conventional Loans. This week, we will discuss Jumbo loans. If you are planning to purchase a home soon, read on to learn more about whether a Jumbo loan might be right for you. Jumbo Loans While a Conventional loan is one which conforms to the guidelines set […]

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Top 5 Questions about the Top 5 Mortgage Loans – Conventional Loans

Recently, we answered the Top 5 Questions about FHA Loans. This week, we will discuss Conventional loans. If you are planning to purchase a home soon, read on to learn more about whether a Conventional loan might be the right financing option for you. Conventional Loans A Conventional or conforming loan is one which adheres […]

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