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First Time Home Buyer Program*

*For Prince George’s County Only American Dream Down Payment Initiative (ADDI) ADDI provides down payment and closing cost assistance to low-income families who are first-time homebuyers for the purchase of single-family housing that will serve as the family’s principal residence. … Continue reading

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Grants for First Time Homebuyers

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta participates with approved lenders to offer First Time Home Buyer Grants to purchase properties and the money can be used for down payment and closing costs. 1stMariner Mortgage is a participant of this … Continue reading

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Refinancing when you have a 2nd Trust

If you’re one of those buyers who bought with a first and second trust (and avoided Private Mortgage Insurance – or PMI – payments), you probably thought you were doing the smart thing. And just about all of us thought it … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know That Your Lender Won’t Tell You

One of my clients (we’ll call him Bill), was working with another real estate agent, who strongly directed him to a particular mortgage company (one, I may add, that doesn’t have a sterling reputation among my peers).  That lender told him that, … Continue reading

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Getting Out of an Awful Mortgage

If you think you might be getting in trouble with your current loan because the interest rate is climbing faster than you can keep up, take heart and read on. Lenders really don’t want to foreclose on you, so the … Continue reading

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