Category: Mortgages

What is the Ideal Credit Score for Landing a Mortgage

Written by Jason Nelson on April 23, 2018

A lender can make or break the home buying process. Lenders can make home-buying the easiest or the worst transaction someone may ever encounter. A great mortgage rate can save the homeowner a ton of money over the duration of a loan. When it comes to snagging a fantastic lending company and a fabulous mortgage rate, you […]

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Buying New Construction

Written by Jason Nelson on April 6, 2018
new construction

For many homeowners, the idea of purchasing a brand new house is a longterm dream. Many people believe that buying new construction means that you’ll be getting the very best of everything and you’ll get to design the home to your specifications. In truth, there are still some pitfalls you need to be aware of […]

What Do You Need To Know About Mortgaging a Tiny House

Written by Jason Nelson on March 20, 2018
Tiny House

Getting a mortgage on a tiny house presents a unique set of challenges that make the process stand out from traditional homes. Before you get turned away by your neighborhood bank, here are a few of the things you need to know ahead of time. These tips will help walk you through the financing process […]

What You Need To Know When Buying a Fixer Upper

Written by Jason Nelson on March 8, 2018
fixer upper

So, you’ve spotted your dream home. However, it’s slightly outdated and could use some improvements here and there. Does it need a full overhaul or just a little tender loving care? There are many advantages to purchasing a home in need of repair and updating. You’re likely to acquire a lower purchase price. There will […]

When and When Not To Refinance Your Home

Written by Jason Nelson on February 28, 2018

A mortgage refinance allows borrowers to replace their existing mortgages with new loans that often have better terms and conditions. But even though a mortgage refinance can deliver a series of benefits, it requires a home appraisal, a title search, and closing fees, just like the original mortgage. Not to mention that a mortgage refinance […]