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Taking the Mystery Out of Getting a Mortgage

Date: February 8, 2019
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Is buying a home in your plans for 2019? Becoming a homeowner is a big decision, and getting a mortgage can be intimidating. If you are a first-time homebuyer, you may be asking where to begin the process. Start by getting your credit score and figuring out how much of a down payment you can afford. These two steps can help you determine the type of mortgage that is right for you.

Understand the process of getting a mortgage. 

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