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Weighing Your Options: 20% Down Payment vs. Mortgage Insurance

Weighing Your Options: 20% Down Payment vs. Mortgage Insurance

In the intricate dance of real estate, prospective homebuyers often find themselves at a crossroads, faced with the pivotal decision of how much to contribute as a down payment. The classic choice of a 20% down payment remains the beacon of tradition, but

Jan 23, 2024 | Purchasing a Home

The Federal Reserve's Role in Shaping Mortgage Rates

The Federal Reserve's Role in Shaping Mortgage Rates

In the dynamic world of the American economy, one institution holds the reins, steering the course—the Federal Reserve, affectionately known as the "Fed." As the guardian of monetary policy, it exerts a potent influence on various aspects of our fin

Jan 16, 2024 | Purchasing a Home Interest Rates

Avoiding Common Homebuyer Mistakes in a Seller's Market

Avoiding Common Homebuyer Mistakes in a Seller's Market

We've been in a seller's market for a while now; the pandemic stirred up massive demand for more residential space, and the supply of homes has not been able to keep up since then. A seller's market can present unique challenges and opportunities for pros

Jan 09, 2024 | Purchasing a Home

Unlocking Financial Freedom: A Guide to Refinancing Your Mortgage

Unlocking Financial Freedom: A Guide to Refinancing Your Mortgage

After a steady climb over the past year, as of December 2023 mortgage interest rates have mercifully dipped almost a full percentage point from their peak. It may be a good time to refinance your current mortgage. Here's what you need to know about the wh

Jan 04, 2024 | Refinancing a Home

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

As we step into a new year, we want to express our gratitude for making MUTUAL FINANCIAL CORPORATION a part of your homeownership journey. The past year has been filled with shared experiences and milestones, and we're excited about the journey that lies

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