The Mortgage Files

Nationally syndicated mortgage news and advice from Senior Loan Officer Scott Sheldon.

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Going backwards trying to save for a home?

By Scott Sheldon / March 23, 2017

  Do you need help saving to buy a house? What you think you need and what you actually need may not be the same. Here is what you should know when saving for a home. In order to purchase a home, you need at least 3.5% for a down payment. Another option is Down…

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3 Things You Unequivocally Must Have To Buy A Home

By Scott Sheldon / September 10, 2015

Here are three things you must have to buy a home in today’s competitive real estate market… $20,000 of cash-The market has radically changed and in many markets across the country, sellers are in control. You’ll need at least $20,000 of your own funds or have access to $20,000 to buy a home successfully. $10,000…

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