Posts Tagged «Lender»

What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts when it comes to buying a home. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you… Read more

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The Cost of Rent vs. Buy This Spring The age old battle of weather to rent or buy a home continues but is changing more than you might think. Check these numbers out. They may just be enough to motivate you to purchase your next home. Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between weather you rent… Read more

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How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment? Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in… Read more

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One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home. Is your saving enough? The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving for a down payment. This challenge is amplified by rising rents, which has eaten into the amount of money renters have leftover for savings each… Read more

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Whose Mortgage Do You Want to Pay? Yours or Your Landlord’s? There are some people who haven’t purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. However, everyone should realize that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage. It is either yours or your landlord’s…. Read more

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Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is… Read more

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Getting a mortgage today is a lot like swimming in a pool filled with sharks. My role is to help you navigate these dangerous waters and get you to the other side safely. Here’s the biggest shark we’ll need to watch out for: Government Regulator sharks. The US government has basically recruited the entire financial… Read more

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