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Home Loan Appraisal

https://stockton.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/In-Process-Purchase-Appraisal-1080p-200819-1.mp4 An appraisal has been ordered for your new property. This is an important step in the home loan process; it will ensure your…

Home Loan Clear to Close

https://stockton.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/In-Process-Purchase-Clear-to-Close-1080p-b297e610-2c99-4953-8358-70bbabd13e74-1-1.mp4 This is that moment every home buyer talks about; when their home loan is clear to close!  …

Closed Home Loan

You did it! Congratulations on closing on your home loan. We won’t be talking as much but will always be here to answer your…

Home Loan Application Received

  We received your mortgage application! As your mortgage banker and their team get everything in order there are a few things to…

Starting the Home Loan Process

Here we go! Every home buyer and refinance starts where you are right now and while there may be some nerves, don’t worry we…

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Prepare to Buy: How to have the conversation with your partner.

Prepare to Buy: How to have the conversation with your partner. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you and your partner can’t agree on what to eat for dinner? What about what movie to watch? It seems impossible to have two people who agree all the time, I don’t even know many who agree most of the time—after all, we each have our own preferences. So, when it comes to purchasing something as monumental as a house together, there are daily opportunities to argue but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Pro Tips When Moving

Pro Tips When Moving If you search for moving hacks on the internet you will find a lot of different suggestions; but don’t believe everything you read, some of those hacks don’t end up working out that great.  However, having moved a few times, myself and having helped many friends move, I’ve gathered a few tips and tricks along the way! I’ve even tried a few of those hacks, check out my favorite “pro tips” when moving below.

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Things I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

Ten years ago, I was seventeen. It’s safe to say I’ve learned a lot over the past 10 years. For this blog post, I decided to go around and ask my co-workers an important lesson they learned over the past decade. From men and women of all different ages and walks of life, here is what they had to say.

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Home Hacks

We had a massive response to our Reduce, Reuse, Recycle blog so I thought we should keep the party going with Home Hacks! I don’t know about you, but I can get lost in those DIY videos for hours. I wanted to list some of my favorite home hacks for you to try. Read on.

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