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Are All Mortgage Companies the Same?

Partnering with the right mortgage company is key.

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Ameris Bank is Good for Your Business and Here's Why.

In today's world you need more than just competitive rates from your mortgage company.

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Why Do Credit Scores Appear Lower from the Lender?

Credit scores can typically range from 300 to 900. For mortgages, 620 or above is generally recommended.

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Is your deal contingent on the sale of the buyer’s home? Ameris Bank offers solutions.

In a hot real estate market, offers contingent on the buyer’s property selling can be a disadvantage for both buyers and sellers. 

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How Does the Loan Type Affect the Appraisal?

You might think all appraisals are the same, but a buyer’s choice of financing has an impact on the appraisal process.

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Using a Local Lender Could Save Your Buyers Money and Hassle

It’s no secret that buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions a homebuyer will make in their lifetime.

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Tips to Prepare Your Buyers for the Mortgage Process

Before you spend countless hours helping your buyers search for the perfect home, it’s a good idea to advise buyers to get pre-qualified from a lender first.

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Easy Ways to Generate Leads with Ameris Bank

Leads! Leads! Leads!

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Strategies to Improve Your Business While Social Distancing

Review and reorganize your marketing and business plans, so you are prepared when potential clients are ready.

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Understanding Down Payment Gift Funds

While saved and borrowed funds are pretty straight forward, gifted funds can be complicated.

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Tips to Prevent Wire Fraud at Closing

Fraudsters rely on cyber communication and panic.

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How a Tropical Storm or Hurricane Can Impact Real Estate Closings

Knowing how to guide your buyers and sellers can help ensure calmer conditions at closing during hurricane season.

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Renovation Loans Can Turn that Ho-Hum Home Into One that Makes Buyers Say, “Oh My!”

Updated move-in ready homes seem to sell as quickly as they appear.

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The opinions voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. 

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