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Buying a House for Sale by Owner (FSBO)?

Some sellers choose the “for sale by owner”, or FSBO, to save money. Here's what you need to know if you are buying a house for sale by owner (FSBO).

The 10 “Best” Home Mortgage Brokers in Boston, MA for 2022

With so many Massachusetts mortgage lenders, and 17,000+ options across the country, here are the top 10 mortgage lenders by volume in Massachusetts.

How To Choose A Mortgage Lender

Unlock the secrets of choosing the right mortgage lender with Own Up's insightful guide. Find out what to look for, what questions to ask, and how to make the best decision for your home buying journey

Mortgage Preapproval

A mortgage preapproval makes you attractive to sellers. Read this post to learn what you need to do to get preapproved.

Buying A House Without A Realtor

There are many good reasons to use a real estate agent when buying a home – but here’s what you need to know if you’re going to buy a house without a realtor.

Questions To Ask When Buying A House

The key questions you should ask your real estate agent, the seller or their agent, your home inspector and your mortgage lender before buying a home.

Buying A House: The Ultimate Checklist

Buying a house is a huge financial transaction and can be complicated, but it’s not as hard as it seems if you have a full checklist and the right assistance.

The Right Pre-Approval Letter Helps You Get The Home You Want

Learn how a robust pre-approval letter can be your key to securing your dream home with Own Up's enlightening guide. Don't miss out on your perfect home, find out the secrets today!

Everyone's talking about refinancing – should you?

The past year has seen a refinance boom due to low rates and a need for savings. But does a refinance truly make sense for you? Shop around to find out.

Down Payment 101

You don't have to put down 20% for a house. Here's a list of programs and loans for help with a down payment.

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