Author: FHL Texas

Best Ways To Enjoy Your Weekend In DFW

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It has somehow been hotter than usual in North Texas lately, but it is luckily cooling down over the next few days. Yes, this is all relative, but we should still rejoice in the less-scorching temperatures. This reprieve gives us the opportunity — and motivation — to go out and enjoy the myriad offerings the… Read more »

Enjoy Summer Family Fun This Weekend

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Well, it’s going to be a scorcher this weekend. Granted, it’s been a scorcher for the past week, and all this heat makes it tough to keep track of days, weeks, our own names, etc. Yes, this is Texas and yes, it is summer, but there’s something different about this heatwave; it just feels…mean. With… Read more »

Are You Looking For A Low Down Payment Mortgage?

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Are You Looking For A Low Down Payment Mortgage? Several loan programs can help home buyers with a lower income and/or low down payment. One such program is the Fannie Mae HomeReady mortgage. You could pay as little as 3% down on a HomeReady loan. That’s $6,000 down on a $200,000 home — even less… Read more »

Enjoy This Weekend In DFW With Your Family

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Welcome to another community blog post! We publish these every Friday to highlight some of the most alluring and interesting events going on around the DFW Metroplex each weekend. Although Dallas and the surrounding areas might not have the luster and prestige of New York, LA, or Chicago, they are still filled with fun and… Read more »

Have Family Fun In Dallas This Weekend

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Well, it’s the Friday before a three-day weekend, so that means it’s time for an extra special community blog. In fact, to celebrate, you would be well served to listen to Rebecca Black’s infamous hit as you peruse today’s post. While you will likely be grilling out and spending time at the pool on Monday,… Read more »

How To Buy A Home With A Lower Credit Score

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Credit scores are a major component of securing a favorable mortgage loan and unfortunately, many people have scores that can hinder the home buying process. The factors that have lowered your score could very well be out of your control and are based on decisions made many years ago. After all, many people get credit… Read more »

Top Activities In DFW This Weekend

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It’s Friday, which means it’s time for this weekend’s community blog! If this is your first time tuning it, this is where we highlight some of our top picks for great, family-friendly events happening all across the DFW metroplex. Yes, we know it is getting hot — even hotter than normal — which makes it… Read more »

What Influences Mortgage Interest Rates?

Mortgage Rate

If you are in the market for a house — or even if you just have friends that are — you have surely heard about interest rates everywhere you turn. Just a few months ago, these rates were at an all-time low but now they are picking up again, which begs the question: what’s influencing… Read more »

Have A Great Weekend In North Texas

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It is heating up quickly in the DFW Metroplex, so it can be difficult to find the motivation to leave your air-conditioned, cool home. However, there are lots of worthwhile activities and events going on around North Texas this weekend. In all of our community blogs, we strive to highlight the best goings-on around the… Read more »

What Impacts Your Credit Report?

Credit Report

A lot of factors can affect your credit score, and there are some new, surprising changes that will benefit lots of individuals. The three major credit reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — are making significant adjustments to the way they report medical debt. This marks a notable change and could maybe even signal… Read more »