Home Buyers

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8 Questions to Ask Your Lender

It is your mortgage lender’s job to help you get a loan that is best for you. It can be intimidating and confusing treading new territory when buying a home. Familiarizing yourself with the terminology used in real estate and finding a lender who will walk you through the process makes all the difference in […]

Understanding Title Insurance

Understanding Title Insurance

Buying a home can be an anxious, emotional, and stressful time for many people. Understanding owner’s title insurance and why it’s important can help. Each year, more than 80 percent of homebuyers choose to purchase owner’s title insurance. Owner’s title insurance protects the insured from financial loss related to the ownership of a property. There […]

Alexa Commands You Can Use Every Day

We know all about your new best friend, personal assistant, and partner in crime. We’ve all seen her in heartwarming commercials and viral tweets. We have to admit, we love her too! If you’ve brought Alexa into your home, here are the coolest and most useful skills and commands to use every day! Read a […]

Home Features and Technology Dog Owners Will Love

If you love to spoil your dog and want to make life a little easier on yourself in the process, then we have the perfect home accessories for you! Take a look at these ideas and consider including them in your home for your furry friend. Water fountain Give your pup a break from the heat […]

Are You Ever Too Old to Get Approved for a Mortgage?

Whether you’re looking to downsize into the upgraded home of your dreams, refinance to pay off your home a little quicker, or looking for some extra cash to help fund your retirement, we want you to know that nobody is ever too old to get approved for a mortgage loan. Age is never a factor […]

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Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

While you’re basking in the joy of buying a new home, we know the last thing you want to think about is any destruction or vandalism done to the property. But an unfortunate part of homeownership is safeguarding against any potential damage. To ensure you get shortchanged when you’re trying to recover, here are the […]

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What Does an Underwriter Do?

We recently discussed the role a Loan Officer has on your journey to homeownership. Once they advise you on the best loan option available and gather all of the proper documentation, they will hand your file off to an Underwriter. So, what exactly does an Underwriter do? The Underwriting process is basically a deep-dive review […]

How Millennial Homebuyers are Saving for a Down Payment

Many millennials are reaching the age where they consider purchasing their first home. However, most are strapped for cash when it comes to acquiring enough savings for a mortgage down payment. The obstacles faced are due to the current economic climate coupled with debt acquired through student loans and higher cost of living. Hurdles like […]

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Change of Address Checklist

Between house hunting and drop-offs at Goodwill, don’t forget to share your change of address with the necessary people and organizations. Typically, you have time to update your address within 90 days of moving, but most all utilities and government offices require that you inform them of your new residence before you hand over the […]

Packing Like A Pro

Tips for Packing Like a Pro

Moving into a new home is an exciting time but packing and unpacking may not be what you’re most looking forward to. However, with careful planning and packing, you can save time, money, and a lot of headaches. Check out these packing tips to ensure that your move goes smoothly and that all of your […]