How Millennials Can Prepare for and Qualify for a Mortgage

Written by Jason Nelson on June 6, 2018
How Millennials Can Prepare for and Qualify for a Mortgage

A lot has been said about millennials and their inability or unwillingness to take out mortgage loans until later in life than previous generations. Often plagued by student loan debt and underemployment, many millennials are just now starting to make headway toward owning a home of their own. Fortunately, mortgage companies have kept an eye on the […]


How Do You Know If Your Home Can Qualify for an Equity Loan

Written by Jason Nelson on May 23, 2018
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Whether we refer to a traditional home equity loan or home equity lines of credit (HELOC), home equity financing options allow homeowners to finance home improvements or repairs, make down payments on second homes, consolidate debt, cover unexpected expenses like medical bills, and pay for other non-housing needs. Although the number of homeowners tapping into […]


5 Questions to Ask Potential Mortgage Lenders

Written by Jason Nelson on May 11, 2018
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The largest undertaking in buying a home is making the commitment to a mortgage. It is vital to find the most affordable and desirable mortgage offer available to you. Before authorizing a mortgage lender to initiate a loan in your name, be sure to fully understand exactly what their loan requires and offers. If you […]


What is the Ideal Credit Score for Landing a Mortgage

Written by Jason Nelson on April 23, 2018
mortgage

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 […]