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What Is HUD-Approved Housing Counseling?

By George Morris | November 5, 2015

Some consumer agencies are approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program to provide housing counseling. But what does that mean to you? Here’s an overview…

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How Much Mortgage Can I Afford Based on My Income?

By Robert Shaw | November 5, 2015

Home is where so many of life’s great memories blossom. Unfortunately, it’s also where financial stress comes to roost when buyers stretch themselves too thin, overestimate their financial wherewithal or…

Freddie Mac Borrower Help Center

By George Morris | November 5, 2015

InCharge Debt Solutions has teamed up with Freddie Mac to open the InCharge Debt Solutions Freddie Mac Borrower Help Network.  We provide assistance to struggling homeowners with Freddie Mac-owned mortgages…

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What Does Foreclosure Mean?

By Pat McManamon | October 29, 2015

Foreclosure means a lender attempts to reclaim a home or property because the borrower did not make loan payments. In simpler terms, foreclosure means you can lose your home because…

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10 Tips For Homeowners Insurance Shoppers

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

Owning a home has long been a cornerstone of the American dream. Even frequently relocating military members can appreciate the satisfaction of building equity while painting the walls any color…

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Do You Qualify For Downpayment Assistance?

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

There are many public and private organizations out there that will help you buy a home even if you don’t have enough cash for a big down payment and closing…

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Consolidating Your Home And Auto Insurance

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

Could you save money by bundling your insurance policies with one company? Many times, the answer is “Yes.” Plus, in addition to saving you anywhere from 10-20%, consolidating coverage could…

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By George Morris | July 20, 2015

HUD-Approved Online Homebuyer Education Course This online Homebuyer education course will help you better prepare for sustainable homeownership. Here are the benefits of HomeTrek. You will determine how to qualify for a…

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Free Homebuyer Education Workshops and Online Courses

By George Morris | July 17, 2015

Online Homebuyer Education Course Take our online homebuyer education course and receive a certificate that can help you qualify for down payment assistance and other state and local programs.  InCharge Introduces the…

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Mortgage Loan Modifications

By George Morris | July 17, 2015

A loan modification is a process granted by mortgage lenders that results in lowered monthly mortgage payments for eligible homeowners and may help prevent foreclosure. Many homeowners who originally qualified…