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What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home
February 7, 2020

What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home

Generalizing preferences about a generation that the Pew Research Center estimates at more than 73 million Americans is no easy task (nor do we recommend it), but we can use cultural values, character...


Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home
November 23, 2020

Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home

With ever-increasing apartment rental rates and student loan payments to manage, 5 in 10 millennials consider coming up with a down payment a major barrier to owning a home. And that’s before closing ...


The Top 6 Questions Homebuyers Have About Closing
October 30, 2020

The Top 6 Questions Homebuyers Have About Closing

What is closing on a home? The closing is a scheduled meeting and your final opportunity to review the transaction and make any changes. When the deal is finalized, you’ll leave the closing table as t...


Building a House in 2022: Where to Build & Why
February 1, 2022

Building a House in 2022: Where to Build & Why

Determining How Much House You Can Afford “How much house can I afford?” One of the most common questions homebuyers have as they pursue their journeys to homeownership. Although the answer to this qu...


Smart Series: What You Need to Know About Our Non-Qualified Mortgages
April 19, 2022

Smart Series: What You Need to Know About Our Non-Qualified Mortgages

What is a Non-Qualified Mortgage (Non-QM Mortgage)? Simply put, non-qualified mortgages = non-traditional borrower options. Non-qualified mortgages (non-QMs) are ideal financing solutions for borrower...


Mortgage Down Payment in 2022 - What You Need to Know
January 31, 2022

Mortgage Down Payment in 2022 - What You Need to Know

What is a Down Payment? A down payment is a percentage of the home’s purchase price that is paid in full at closing, upfront. (Hence why building up your savings is so important!) Additionally, it’s...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


FHA Refinance Guidelines in 2022
February 11, 2022

FHA Refinance Guidelines in 2022

The FHA also offers great refinancing options, whether you’re an existing FHA borrower or not. If you’re thinking about a refi, an FHA refinance might be right for you. Check out these FHA refinance o...


How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home
August 30, 2019

How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home

But no matter how much you plan for these massive price tags, it might be the little surprise expenses that hurt the most. They tend to catch many homebuyers off-guard and can add up to a significant ...