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How to Buy a House Out of State

How to Buy a House Out of State

Are you relocating to Indiana from another state? Buying a house long distance can be a tricky process, especially if you’re comparing your experience to those portrayed on HGTV. Unfortunately, it’s rarely feasible for a homebuyer to make several trips to their desired location to look at houses multiple times and get the full house […]

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How Much Does Owning a Home Cost?

How Much Does Owning a Home Cost?

If you are currently renting a home or apartment, you may be wondering if you are paying more in rent than you would if you had a mortgage. Often, rent prices are higher than a monthly mortgage payment, and this leads renters to believe that owning a home would be cheaper in the long run. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Everything You Need to Know About Closing Costs

If you are in the process of buying your first home, you may think it’s as simple as finding a monthly mortgage you can afford. However, there are costs associated with buying a house that go beyond your mortgage payment, and they are referred to as “closing costs.” Today on the blog, our team at […]

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Required Documents to Apply for a Home Loan

5 Documents Your Mortgage Lender Will Need

The home buying process is an exciting time. Especially with new app technology that allows you to view several homes from the comfort of your couch! However, once you are ready to apply for a loan, you’ll need to be prepared with the appropriate documents so the process can run as smoothly as possible. At […]

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Benefits of Home Ownership

3 Benefits of Home Ownership

Home ownership has changed in the United States over the past several years. The generations labeled “Millennials” and “Gen-Z” are putting off buying their first home and choosing instead to rent or live in alternative housing like RVs. However, owning a home is about more than just a roof over your head and actually provides […]

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Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

When you’re trying to buy or refinance a house, nothing is more important than research – and that includes researching the mortgage company you choose to use. You will likely have countless questions regarding types of mortgages, terminology you may not be familiar with, and payment plans, so you need to work with someone you […]

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Mortgage Terms

3 Important Mortgage Terms

Whether you’re a first time homebuyer or a veteran in the mortgage office, there are always new terms to learn or relearn. And because buying a home can be stressful enough without feeling lost on closing day, GVC Mortgage is here to help. Today we are discussing three important mortgage terms you’re likely to encounter […]

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Unconventional Ways to Find a House

3 Unconventional Ways to Find a Home

If you’ve spent any time house hunting in the past year, you know that the market is super hot for sellers, but a little tricky for buyers. Homes are selling very fast and almost always include intense bidding wars between potential buyers. If this idea seems overwhelming or discouraging to you, you might consider alternative […]

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Is It Time to Downsize?

When it comes to homes, bigger isn’t always better. It’s much more important that your house fits your lifestyle and current circumstances than it be a big, impressive size. However, moving to a smaller home can be an uncomfortable thought. If you’re used to a large home, you might feel cramped in a smaller one. […]

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Deciding on a Home Loan Term

Determining Your Home Loan Term

When purchasing a home, there are countless decisions to be made. Should you live in this neighborhood or that? Should you buy or build? Should you get the house with the basement, or the one with the pool? And the decisions don’t stop with the house you choose to buy; in fact, you will still […]

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