Mortgage Tips

5 Things To Wait To Buy Until After Your Loan Closes
on September 1, 2015 at 11:14 pm / in Mortgage Tips

5 Things To Wait To Buy Until After Your Loan Closes

It’s perfectly normal. You’re excited about finally buying the home you’ve always dreamed of. Now you’re ready to ditch the hand-me-down furniture you’ve used for years and can’t wait to pick up that new matching bedroom set. There’s only one problem. Your new home loan isn’t closed yet. It’s common to think that buying something like new furniture is ok […]

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The Home Inspection Process for Home Buyers & Home Sellers
on July 18, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Home Seller Tips, Homebuyer Tips, Mortagage Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

The Home Inspection Process for Home Buyers & Home Sellers

Once you have found that perfect home with the right price and every little feature you were hoping for, it’s important to keep in mind that the home has been presented in a way that accentuates its highlights and shadows any flaws. For this reason, it is crucial that you get a home inspection before completing a purchase.

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4 Tips To Lower Homeowners Insurance Costs
on June 11, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Home Mortgage Tips, Homebuyer Tips, Money Saving Tips, Mortgage Tips, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips

4 Tips To Lower Homeowners Insurance Costs

With the prices for everything skyrocketing these days, every penny counts. This includes your homeowner’s insurance costs.

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Understanding How Your Credit Score Impacts Your Home Buying Experience
on June 10, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Homebuyer Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

Understanding How Your Credit Score Impacts Your Home Buying Experience

Understanding your credit score and how it impacts your home ownership prospects your credit score is an important part of your financial profile. It has a direct impact on your ability to take out loans.

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The first step to buying a home: pre-qualification
on June 5, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Mortagage Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

The first step to buying a home: pre-qualification

Too often, home buyers are disappointed when they find their dream home only to discover they are not able to get a mortgage to purchase the property. There are methods that potential buyers can use to ensure this does not happen to them.

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Put Down A Large Down Payment Or Keep It With Your Savings?
on May 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Home Mortgage Tips, Money Saving Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

Put Down A Large Down Payment Or Keep It With Your Savings?

Putting down the largest sum of money at your disposal might seem like the best way to go when it comes to your mortgage down payment.

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Helpful Tips To Create Equity Within Your Home
on February 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm / in Homebuyer Tips, Homeowner Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

Helpful Tips To Create Equity Within Your Home

Home equity is the difference between what your home can sell for and what you owe on it. Generally, the longer you own your home, the more equity you build.

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The Difference Between Mortgage Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approval?
on February 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Home Mortgage Tips, Homebuyer Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

The Difference Between Mortgage Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approval?

When you are purchasing a home, your broker may recommend you obtain a mortgage pre-approval before you find the home of your dreams.

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Considering Buying A Fixer-Upper? Ask These Questions First!
on February 14, 2014 at 2:02 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Home Mortgage Tips, Homebuyer Tips, Inside the Home, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

Considering Buying A Fixer-Upper? Ask These Questions First!

In your imagination it seems like a great idea – you purchase an older run-down property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams.

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3 Credit Considerations Before You Apply For A Home Loan
on February 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm / in Home Buyer Tips, Home Mortgage Tips, Homebuyer Tips, Mortgage Tips, Mortgage Tips

3 Credit Considerations Before You Apply For A Home Loan

Before applying for a mortgage, borrowers need to build a plan for how they are going to manage their credit both going into the process and as they go through it.

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