Tag: Mortgage

What Types of Mortgages can you get?
Posted on 10/06/2019
What Types of Mortgages can you get?
Multiple options are available when it comes to real estate loans. Figuring out which one you need can be disconcerting, to say the least. So, if you’re new to the game, here’s a quick guide to help you along. Standard Mortgages: Conventional – Loans that fall within the FNMA/FHLMC (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) guidelines where the Federal government is...
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Are you Stuffing the Piggy Bank?
Posted on 01/07/2019
Are you Stuffing the Piggy Bank?
The idea of homeownership can seem daunting if you doubt you can save up a down payment. After all, even a modest house on a conventional mortgage requires twenty percent plus the closing costs. When saving up seems out of reach, try these creative tips to grow your nest egg: Delay gratification A lofty word for a simple...
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Will Applying for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit Score?
Posted on 11/19/2018
Will Applying for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit Score?
Preparing to buy a home is a long and stressful process for many. You’ve spent months, or even years, saving for a down payment, planning your future, and building your credit to ensure you get the best possible interest rate on your loan. Then you find out, when getting preapproved for a mortgage, that your credit score dropped by...
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