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3 Things to Know About Mortgage eClosings

3 Things to Know About Mortgage eClosings

If you’re ready to close on a home and you’re into saving time and ink, help is on the way. Matter of fact, it’s…
Two Easy Steps to Homeownership

Two Easy Steps to Homeownership

Think buying a home is complicated? It doesn’t have to be. In all reality, it’s just a matter of perspective. On one hand, several…
A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

Introduction We at Fairway Independent Mortgage of the Carolinas close hundreds of home loans each month. Some loans can be more challenging than others but we…
Fairway Branch Sales Manager Karen Moravus Talks Homebuying on Podcast

Fairway Branch Sales Manager Karen Moravus Talks Homebuying on Podcast

A recent recipient of the Freddie Mac Home Possible® RISE Award, Fairway of the Carolinas Branch Sales Manager Karen Moravus joined the popular Freddie…
Why Now is a Great Time to Refinance

Why Now is a Great Time to Refinance

Have you been thinking about refinancing your home but been reluctant to pull the proverbial trigger? Sadly, you’re not alone. Popular real estate website…
Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac: How are They Different and How are They the Same?

Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac: How are They Different and How are They the Same?

Like peanut butter and jelly or salt and pepper, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are seldom not spoken of in the same sentence. Both…
The Fairway Advantage Pre-Approval: How Can it Help You?

The Fairway Advantage Pre-Approval: How Can it Help You?

In this hot market where bidding wars for homes are becoming a way of life, it’s possible to make a good offer on a…
3 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

3 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Ready to buy a house? If so, you’re certainly in good company. There’s arguably never been a better time to make a home purchase.…
Conventional Loans 101: A Quick Overview

Conventional Loans 101: A Quick Overview

When the time comes to make a home purchase, you’ll quickly discover that Fairway of the Carolinas offers myriad home loan programs. This doesn’t…
Fun Summer Activities You Must Do

Fun Summer Activities You Must Do

With summertime in full swing but the return of school just around the corner, now is the time to get out and do something…
Metrolina Mortgage Team Helps First-Time Homebuyers

Metrolina Mortgage Team Helps First-Time Homebuyers

Trevor and Chris with the Metrolina Mortgage team helped some first-time homebuyers find their dream home and even beat another lenders rates!
What Goes into Home Closing Costs?

What Goes into Home Closing Costs?

If you’ve ever thought about buying or refinancing a home, you’ve probably heard the term “closing costs.” These are the fees you pay at…
The Benefits of Using the FairwayNow App

The Benefits of Using the FairwayNow App

If you’re searching for a home and crave a one-stop-shopping kind of experience, fret not. We have REALLY good news. With the free FairwayNow…
3 Fun Ways to Celebrate The Fourth of July

3 Fun Ways to Celebrate The Fourth of July

Feeling patriotic? Yeah, so are we! After all, it’s almost the Fourth of July — the most patriotic of all holidays. Remember, this date…
How The Amount You Pay on Student Loans Affects Getting a Home Loan

How The Amount You Pay on Student Loans Affects Getting a Home Loan

Can student loans affect your ability to qualify for a home loan? The short answer is yes. This is because the amount of money…
Jumbo Loans: What You Need to Know

Jumbo Loans: What You Need to Know

Ever gone out for a seafood dinner and the “baby” shrimp just didn’t do? Ever ordered an extra-large pizza or glass of tea? We…
5 Things to do in Charlotte This Weekend

5 Things to do in Charlotte This Weekend

Don’t yet have any weekend plans? If you live in or around Charlotte, we can help. After all, we don’t want anyone to be…
Winning the Bid With Our Certified Pre-Approval

Winning the Bid With Our Certified Pre-Approval

This couple was in for a shock when they found their dream home unexpectedly. After deciding this was THE home, they went entered into…
What is a VA Loan and Who is Eligible?

What is a VA Loan and Who is Eligible?

Through what are commonly known as VA loans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides affordable home financing options for service members, veterans…
How Long Does a Pre-Approval Last?

How Long Does a Pre-Approval Last?

Have you ever wondered how long a mortgage pre-approval lasts? If you have, you’re certainly not alone. Like most things in life, a mortgage…
How to Create a DIY Statement Wall Inside Your Home

How to Create a DIY Statement Wall Inside Your Home

These days, everyone wants to make a statement. Whether it be on social media, a cardboard sign or a T-shirt, this is the age…
What is a Reverse Mortgage and Who Can Get One?

What is a Reverse Mortgage and Who Can Get One?

Ever heard of a reverse mortgage or wondered what a reverse mortgage was all about? Well, wonder no more. It’s time to unlock the…
What is Mortgage Insurance and is it Required?

What is Mortgage Insurance and is it Required?

If you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably heard of mortgage insurance. However, if you do not own a home, you may be completely unfamiliar with…
3 Father's Day Gifts Every Dad Will Love

3 Father's Day Gifts Every Dad Will Love

With Father’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to purchase a gift for the dads in your life if you haven’t…
Helping Homebuyers Successfully Buy a Home

Helping Homebuyers Successfully Buy a Home

This family had been to other lenders and turned away before they found Blake. After he was able to approve them, they went searching…
3 Tips to Raise Your Credit Score

3 Tips to Raise Your Credit Score

If you’re thinking about buying a home and you’ve done any research into the matter, you probably know about the importance of a good…
How to Build a Computer Desk DIY-Style

How to Build a Computer Desk DIY-Style

Ever wanted a new computer desk but didn’t feel inclined to fork over at least a couple hundred bucks to buy one? Yeah, others…
New 'RefiNow' Program Will Change the Game for Many Homeowners

New 'RefiNow' Program Will Change the Game for Many Homeowners

Been thinking about refinancing your home but not quite sure if you’re in a position to do it? Help is on the way —…
Hungry? Here are Three Great Foods to Grill Up This Holiday Weekend

Hungry? Here are Three Great Foods to Grill Up This Holiday Weekend

Ready to start grilling foods? This weekend marks the unofficial kickoff of summer, even if summer doesn’t officially arrive until June 20. Nevertheless, with…
Mortgage Underwriting 101: What is it and Why is it Important for Homebuyers?

Mortgage Underwriting 101: What is it and Why is it Important for Homebuyers?

Remember when you recently discovered the difference between a mortgage pre-approval and a mortgage pre-qualification? There was a simple takeaway. It went something like this:…

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