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Understanding Your Home's Value

Understanding Equity

Before you bought your home, homeownership sounded appealing for many reasons, including the ability to build equity over time. Find out what equity means and how it can play a big role in your financial future.

Understanding Amortization

Nestled within the Truth in Lending document your lender provided is your amortization schedule.  This is a very important table that outlines every monthly payment you’ll make and its contribution toward equity.  Equally important, it will show the real cost of the home at the end of your loan term.  

Understanding Your Options When Underwater

If you owe more on your mortgage than your home is worth, there are options – whether you're looking to stay in your home and refinance or leave your home.

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Extra Payments

Learn how advantageous extra monthly mortgage payments might be.

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