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7 Common Misconceptions About Buying a House

Whether buying a house is a “future you” feat or you’re already actively shopping the local housing market, home-buying ...
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5 Pitfalls To Avoid When Looking for the Best Mortgage Lenders

If you are thinking about buying a new home, this is (or should be) an exciting time for you! But as you know, buying a ...
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Wondering - Should I Refinance My Mortgage? [Expert Tips Inside]

Hard-working community members deserve the best possible mortgage interest rates and terms. Homeowners whose financial ...
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Here Are the Top Three Ways to Use Your Home Equity to Remodel

At its core, the concept behind home equity is a simple one. It’s a term that describes the market value of your ...
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Adjustable rate mortgage vs fixed rate mortgage

What is the Difference Between Fixed-Rate and Adjustable-Rate Mortgage?

Consolidated Community Credit Union is here to guide you through the differences between an adjustable-rate mortgage ...
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CCCU can help you buy a house in Portland Oregon

How to buy a house in Portland, Oregon

Buying a house in the PNW is getting tougher. Here’s what you need to know to find the right deal in the right ...
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buying a house in Portland Oregon with CCCU is easy

How to Know if You Are Ready to Buy a House in Portland, Oregon

Are you ready to buy a house in Portland, Oregon? CCCU is here to guide first-time homebuyers through a few key ...
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renting vs buying a home in Portland Oregon

Should I rent or buy a house in Portland, Oregon?

Whether you’re just moving to the City of Roses or are a PDX native, you might be wondering if buying a house in ...
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Getting Pre-Approved For A Mortgage?

For many, borrowing money is a key component of buying a home. But before you can finalize your mortgage, you'll need ...
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