Loan Road Map: Stop #2 Home Search and Offer

Loan Road Map: Stop #2 Home Search and Offer Now that you have a preapproval in hand, the REAL fun begins — shopping for a home! There are many things to consider when shopping for a home. Searching for a home allows you to get a feel for a new neighborhood, a new school district … Continue reading Loan Road Map: Stop #2 Home Search and Offer

HOW TO BUY A HOUSE

Tips for Buying a House Buying a house is a big deal! Here are a few tips you may find useful as you embark on your home buying adventure! 1. Check your credit. Most people need a mortgage to buy a house. Since the terms of your mortgage loan will be dependent on your credit history, make sure you know what condition … Continue reading HOW TO BUY A HOUSE

HOW TO BUILD A TRUSTING RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR LENDER

Trust: the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Being able to trust your mortgage lender is vital when embarking on the mortgage journey. When you purchase a home, you are making a big investment and securing the right financing can have an impact on your financial future. You … Continue reading HOW TO BUILD A TRUSTING RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR LENDER

The Importance of a Home Inspection

The Importance of a Home Inspection Many buyers will choose to opt out of a home inspection to save some money or if it means getting an accepted offer on the home they are trying to purchase. However, waiving your right to a home inspection can be a costly mistake in the long run. Getting … Continue reading The Importance of a Home Inspection

The Rising Interest Rates and Their Impact on You

INTEREST RATES ARE UP As most of us are aware, the long-predicted increase in mortgage rates seems to have arrived.  After the summer’s market adventures pushed rates back near their all-time low, the events of the fall have pushed them back in the opposite direction – and quickly.  The presidential election, and the subsequent rate … Continue reading The Rising Interest Rates and Their Impact on You