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Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Millennials About To Bust Out? Millennials plan to make more of a move in the housing market, particularly within the next five years. Thirty-two percent of 18-34 year olds say they plan to buy a home… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 8, 2014 by Matt Hoza Market Conditions Financing Rent vs Buy
Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Lenders base their rates largely on the price movement of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day, on the bond market. This means loan rates and/or fee pricing (the credit… Read more
Blogged Tue Apr 15, 2014 by Matt Hoza Market Conditions Home Buying Financing
Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
VA loans made history in 2013:The Department of Veterans Affairs backed 630,000 mortgages in fiscal year 2013, an all-time high for the benefit program. That record volume punctuates an incredible recent… Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 3, 2014 by Matt Hoza Home Buying Financing Military Movers
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Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Be cautious with your #credit from the time of #mortgage pre-approval until you have closed on your mortgage. Your credit report is only good for 90 days for conventional loans and 120 days for #government… Read more
Blogged Wed Nov 27, 2013 by Matt Hoza Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Traditionally one needs 20-25% down to finance a single family investment property.  While that is great for those that have that much liquid funds but what about those of us who don’t?  Well… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 25, 2013 by Matt Hoza Home Buying Financing Investment Properties
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Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Q: Why does the lender care where the money is coming from to buy a house as long as I have it? What business is it of theirs? A: A few years ago they didn’t care but this is one area that has… Read more
Blogged Tue Nov 19, 2013 by Matt Hoza Home Buying Financing Property Q&A
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Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Q: Can I buy a house that is worth $100,000 for $80,000 and use the $20,000 equity as my down payment or use it to pay-off some debt?A: The only way you can use the $20,000 equity as your down payment… Read more
Blogged Wed Nov 13, 2013 by Matt Hoza Home Buying Home Selling Property Q&A
Matt Hoza, Real Estate Pro in Ligonier, PA
Occasionally I will get forwarded quotes from my clients from out of state lenders that appear to be better until we dig into the details. The most common mistakes that I see on these quotes are low estimates… Read more
Blogged Tue Nov 5, 2013 by Matt Hoza General Area Home Buying Property Q&A
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