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Now, in September 2020, mortgage rates are about the lowest in history. Because of that, mortgage lenders have been hit with a deluge of new applications which is causing strains across the industry. That means it’s taking longer to get appraisals, underwriting turn times have been extended, and getting the loan to closing is taking

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As the country moved to reduce the spread of coronavirus by shutting down non-essential businesses, millions lost jobs — and without income, many homeowners are concerned about their ability to pay their mortgage. In fact, in Bankrate’s latest survey, 54 percent of borrowers expressed concern about making payments. Meanwhile, those still able to pay their

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There are a lot of words here.  If you have a mortgage you might ever refinance (and especially if you think Sunday’s emergency Fed news means you can now get a lower rate), read every last one of them. Background: Fed’s Emergency Rate Cut and QE It’s extremely important for the sound functioning of the mortgage

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Interest rates are falling again, and many Albuquerque homeowners are now deciding on what they should do with the equity they’ve gained in their homes. Some homeowners are considering using that equity for home improvement projects, bill consolidation or for a college education. Whatever their needs may be, homeowners are looking to tap into that

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When it comes to shopping for a mortgage, buyers have more options now than ever! This is great for buyers, because it means they have the opportunity to find the lowest rates and best terms, but it also means a lot of searching. To complicate matters even further, for every legitimate broker or lender, there

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Last week we talked about a new national survey conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that revealed 77% of borrowers likely overpaid their mortgage loan. This week we want to talk about more of that study’s findings – specifically, the type of borrowers that actually shop around before getting a mortgage loan. The CFPB study showed

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At Indigo Mortgage, we believe knowledge is power. The more you know about the mortgage process and the state of the market, the more likely you are to find a great deal that works for your lifestyle. A recent study conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau delved into the shopping habits of homebuyers revealed