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10 Questions for the First Meeting With Your Loan Officer
May 10, 2021

10 Questions for the First Meeting With Your Loan Officer

They will walk you through every step of the home loan process, from applying and submitting financial documents to closing on your home purchase, and even repaying the mortgage. But before you ever s...


The Benefits of Using a Loan Officer for Your Mortgage
March 1, 2021

The Benefits of Using a Loan Officer for Your Mortgage

What is a Loan Officer? As James Taylor famously reminds us in his hit song written by Carole King, “Now, ain’t it good to know that you got a friend?” If you have ever experienced a complex financial...


Can You Qualify for a Jumbo Loan With Damaged Credit? Consider Newrez’s SmartEdge
April 19, 2022

Can You Qualify for a Jumbo Loan With Damaged Credit? Consider Newrez’s SmartEdge

What is a Non-Qualified Mortgage (Non-QM Mortgage)?  Non-qualified mortgages = non-traditional borrower options. Non-traditional means that the qualifying guidelines and loan terms are less restrictiv...


Tips on Home Buying with Student Loan Debt
October 29, 2021

Tips on Home Buying with Student Loan Debt

How Do Student Loans Impact Your Finances? Your credit score is one of several factors that lenders look at when evaluating your financial profile for a mortgage. It is determined by how much debt y...


How Does Mortgage Interest Work?
February 18, 2022

How Does Mortgage Interest Work?

Here is How Your Mortgage Is Calculated Amortization Mortgages are repaid with amortization. This is an established installment loan repayment schedule that includes your overall monthly payment and ...


Mortgage Loan Types, Credit Score, and more: 5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rate
November 26, 2021

Mortgage Loan Types, Credit Score, and more: 5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rate

Consider a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Fixed-rate mortgages are the most common loan option among borrowers. The rate stays the same throughout the life of the loan, meaning the monthly mortgage payment does...


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...


The 9 Most Important People in Your Home-Buying Process
April 1, 2019

The 9 Most Important People in Your Home-Buying Process

Important People to Know There are nine folks you’ll get acquainted with when you buy a home. Here’s a look at each and the role they play. Real Estate Agent Some buyers have a real estate agent befor...


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...