Help For Homebuyers
Dictionary of Terms
ARM? GPM? PITI? You’d have to be a cryptologist to figure out some of the terms buyers encounter during the home buying process. Doing research on how to buy a house before beginning the process can greatly improve your experience and prepare you for the exciting course ahead. And with this glossary of home buying terms at your side, you can rest easy that your new home won’t get lost in translation.
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Preparing for Home Ownership
Getting ready to make what will likely be the biggest purchase of your life can be overwhelming. We've outlined some steps you can take to make sure you’re ready to buy a home.
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Your Credit Score
A good credit score has never been more important. Learn how your score is calculated.
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Mortgage Approval Process
Curious about what to expect when applying for a mortgage?
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New Construction Guide
Home construction financing is a specialty of the Marine Bank Mortgage Team. Whether you’re planning to build your dream home or just thinking about it, we can help. We can answer your questions and your builder’s questions, from ground-breaking to house-warming, so that your project keeps moving smoothly.
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