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Making Home Ownership a Reality

UFCU staff and referral partners worked together to help 2,993 Members buy or refinance a home in 2016. Learn why the Austin Business Journal has named UFCU Mortgage Services the largest mortgage lender in Austin for two consecutive years now.

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Are You Ready for Home Ownership? Four Ways to Know

It’s not always obvious for first-time home buyers when the time is right to make that big purchase. If home ownership is something you’re working toward, here are four ways to know if you’re really ready.

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Home Ownership — The American Dream Lives On

While the housing crisis did impact the desire to own a home, it did not have a long-term effect. The American dream of owning a home lives on.

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Four Priorities for Finding Your First Home Faster

Ready to buy your first home? Consider these four search priorities to find your first home faster.

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Buy or Rent? 10 Questions to Help You Decide

Are you trying to decide between renting and buying? Consider these 10 personal and financial questions before you decide.

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Five Tips for Today’s Home Buyers

Are you getting ready to buy a home? If you’re planning on buying a home, whether or not it’s your first, here are five helpful tips for today’s home buyer.

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Three Reasons Owning Is Better than Renting

Trying to decide between renting or buying a home? Consider these three reasons why owning a home is better than renting.

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Find the Right Mortgage Company — It’s Worth the Effort

Advice from UFCU’s #1 Mortgage Loan Officer, David Medrano.

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10 Tools for First-Time Home Buyers

Do you have a list of projects you want to tackle in your new home? Here are the basic tools you’ll need to get the job done.

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What Will Happen to Mortgage Rates in 2017?

Many people are wondering if mortgage rates will rise in 2017 and if they should buy a home sooner rather than later. Read more and decide for yourself.