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Five Ways You Can Make Your Mortgage Payments

Knowing the different options available to you for making your monthly mortgage payment can save you time, money and frustration. There are many different ways for homeowners to make their mortgage payments. New England Title and Escrow Services Founder, Hugh Fitzgerald, reviews the pros and cons of five payment options that are commonly available to mortgage holders.

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What to Ask About the Lender and the Loan When Applying for a Mortgage

A home mortgage is likely the single, largest piece of debt that you'll ever take on, so it's in your best interest to do your homework before signing on the dotted line. Real Estate Attorney, Hugh Fitzpatrick, reviews some of the most important questions that you should be asking your lender about their institution and about the loans they offer to make sure you're getting the best and more appropriate credit product for you.

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What is Massachusetts Homestead Protection?

The Massachusetts Homestead Act protects Massachusetts homeowners from having their homes sold to pay off unsecured debts from items such as credit cards and lawsuits. Knowing your rights and how to protect them can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars should an unfortunate, unforeseen event occur. Hugh Fitzpatrick offers up valuable advice to homeowners, their attorneys and financial advisers on what's covered and how to best secure what is probably your most valuable asset.

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How to Find the Perfect Mortgage

Chances are, if you're buying a home, you're going to take out a mortgage. There are several things that you should carefully considered when viagra sans ordonnance comparing mortgage products to not only make sure you're getting the best deal today, but to make sure that you're setting yourself up for successful homeownership. Hugh Fitzpatrick reviews important steps you can take to avoid many of common mistakes made when shopping for a mortgage.

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Tips to Maintain (and Improve) Your Credit Score When Purchasing a New Home

Your credit rating is crucial to your being able to buy the things you want in life - your dream home, a new car, a college education. Your home mortgage is likely the biggest credit commitment you'll ever make and how you manage that commitment weighs heavily on your credit score. Hugh Fitzpatrick, offers up three, easy things you can do to maintain (and improve) your credit score when purchasing a new home.

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Hugh Fitzpatrick's View on "The Greedy Home Seller"

As a realtor, you've probably encountered more than your fair share of "Greedy Sellers." In this video, Hugh Fitzpatrick addresses why it's so important for sellers to be realistic when working with their agents to set a sale price and how being reasonable from the start will save them time, frustration, and even money, in the end. For the home buyer, he provides some good advice on when a real estate appraiser can come in to play to help a buyer negotiate a fair price.

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How Mortgage Companies Can Save Money by Switching to an Electronic Closing Process

As staunch advocates of using technology to streamline the home closing process, we encourage brokers and lenders to tell their attorney's and title providers that they want to start closing electronically. In the electronic process, all of the documents are captured digitally, producing no paper. When the closing is completed, the settlement provider/attorney can send those documents back to the lender electronically, eliminating the back end scanning/indexing process, making for a faster, more secure process. Watch our video to learn more about the advantages of electronic closings.

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