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When it comes to buying a home, it’s smart to get all of your ducks lined up in a row. Before you head out to do some house hunting, having a pre-approval for a mortgage puts you in the driver’s seat. First, it helps you focus in on homes that are realistically in your price range. Second, it gets … [Read more...] about Understanding the Value of Morgtgage Pre-Approvals
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