American Security Mortgage

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How much can I afford?

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How much mortgage money can I qualify to borrow? This is typically the number one question mortgage professionals are asked by new clients. Of critical importance when considering mortgage financing: There is sometimes a difference between what a client ***can*** borrow and what they ***should*** borrow. In other words, what makes for a comfortable long-term […]

Mortgage Loan Application Process

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What Happens After You Apply For A Mortgage? Are You a Good Risk? The Initial Interview Consumer Safeguards Is Your Income Sufficient? Income Requirements Income/Expense Standards Debt Is Your Credit Good? Credit Information Safeguards Can You Make The Down Payment? Is The House Worth The Price? Do I Get The Loan? Scientists who study and […]

Loan Application Checklist

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This is a list of documents most lenders will require in order to process your mortgage application. Verification of income Earnings statements: W-2 forms, recent pay stubs and tax returns for the past two years; If you are self-employed: profit and loss statements and tax returns for current year and previous two years; Additional income: […]

5 Mortgage Facts You (Really, Seriously) Need to Know

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  by Dan CaplingerMay 17th 2013 5:00AM One reason why the housing bust was so severe was that millions of homeowners got blindsided by the terms of their own mortgage loans. Yet years after the financial crisis, potential buyers still don’t know everything they should about financing a home purchase — even the most basic […]

Jacksonville top NC City to raise kids

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                                                              JACKSONVILLE – Business Week Magazine named Jacksonville the best city in North Carolina to raise children.  Low crime rates and quality schools were the magazine’s top-two criteria. The magazine also used criteria like recreation opportunities and affordability. The ranking doesn’t surprise Mayor Sammy Phillips. “Jacksonville has come a long way,” he said. “We’ve […]

Create a “Must Have” Checklist Before You Start, To Make the Search Easier.

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It’s Packing Time

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Protect Your Investment With This Home Maintenance checklist

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“Onslow County Economy Fastest Growing in Nation”

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Published: Friday, January 25, 2013 at 08:00 AM. Onslow County is America’s fastest-growing county over the past five years, according to a federal agency that tracks economics. Total personal income in Onslow climbed 55.5 percent, from $5.3 billion in 2006 to $8.3 billion in 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Total personal […]

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