A legal document that represents a loan for which a specific
piece of property is pledged as collateral. Such documents are
often bought and sold by investors, as the lender has agreed
to pay interest on the loan to the holder (the borrower).
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Fiscal Agents Glossary
a mistake by rushing headlong into the mortgage mayhem. Take
the time to do your homework and check out Fiscal Agent's collection
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Purchasing your first home can be one of
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of reports on Looking for the perfect
mortgage? is a great place to begin to gather information. Visit our
Mortgage tips and Questions
to ask to bulk up on the stuff that you need to know before thinking
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various situations involving your mortgage. The What
it costs worksheet will help you discover what you can afford and how
much it will cost to move into a new home. And our Home
Safety Checklist will assist you in ensuring the security of your new
For those looking to brush up on their mortgage speak, the Mortgage
Glossary will give you the inside edge with up to date definitions
of mortgage related terms. Take a peek at the Mortgage
features and benefits to get a better idea of the types
of mortgages available.
Thinking of selling your dwelling to upgrade to the house of your
dreams? Check out what the major financial institutions are charging
for Discharge fees.
When deciding to sell, our Rent
or sell worksheet can be beneficial in determining your
next big step.
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Take the handy Home
buyers checklist with you to record your findings
when out viewing houses on the market.
Are the thoughts of high monthly
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For a more in depth look, check
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After you've made a choice,
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And finally, when you have
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