Lone Star Financing – Blogs

What does the government shutdown mean for my mortgage?

When the government shuts down, who gets hit hardest among people needing a home mortgage? The latest version of federal breakdown made one fact painfully clear: It all depends on the type of loan you’re shopping for, or already had in progress. For many borrowers a VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) mortgage or FHA (Federal

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How to Save Thousands on Your Mortgage

Do you hate the thought of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in interest on a mortgage loan? When you make a mortgage payment, a portion of that money goes toward the principal amount of your loan, and the other part goes toward interest. During the early years of your mortgage, your payments will primarily

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Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

To determine what they can afford, buyers too often focus on mortgage payment or a home’s list price alone. Non-mortgage related costs associated with homeownership can affect the monthly bottom line, if you’re not prepared. Let’s take a look at some of the hidden costs of home ownership. Property taxes If you’re only plugging in

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How to Become a Homeowner in Texas

If you’ve ever wanted to buy a house in the Lone Star State, you’ll need to go through a lot of steps. In this article, we provide an overview of how to become a homeowner in Texas. Budget You need to know exactly how much home you can afford before you begin your home search.

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Choosing the Right Mortgage for a Fixer Upper

The biggest difference you’ll be facing is that you’re applying for a mortgage based on the value of the house after the renovation, and not what the home is worth at the time of purchase. Unlike traditional fixed rate mortgage options, fixer-upper homes will need a unique loan. There are two main types of loans

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How to Stage Your Home for Sale

  If you are planning to mortgage a house in Texas, surely you are hoping to sell your current home as quickly as possible and get your asking price. Set the stage for success with these tips for styling and upgrading your home and see results. Curb appeal is paramount Many people do a quick

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We Serve All of Texas!
No matter what part of Texas you live in, Lone Star Financing has the resources to serve you. Specializing in New Home Loans; FHA and VA mortgages; and Mortgage Refinance. Find your city below and discover how we’ve helped your neighbors finance their homes!

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