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Why It's Important to Build Wealth with Homeownership
June 21, 2021

Why It's Important to Build Wealth with Homeownership

What Is Wealth? At what point would you consider yourself wealthy? Is it a specific dollar amount in the bank, or simply the point at which you recognize you’ve obtained certain freedoms, like retirem...


4 Essentials to Smart Mortgage Decisions
July 6, 2020

4 Essentials to Smart Mortgage Decisions

Homeownership is a dream for many Americans, but most don’t know where to start or are crippled by fears that they’re not prepared. Getting the right mortgage for you is a big part of the homebuying p...


2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise
December 31, 2018

2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise

Prediction: The housing market will continue to cool Over the first half of 2019, home-price growth will stay slow. Our forecasts have price growth settling around 3 percent, which would be the slowes...


Buying a Home With Student Loan Debt in 2022
January 31, 2022

Buying a Home With Student Loan Debt in 2022

How Do Student Loans Impact Your Finances? Your credit score is one of several factors that lenders look at when evaluating your financial profile for a mortgage. It is determined by how much debt you...


Maximize Your Veteran Benefits by Exploring VA Loans
January 30, 2019

Maximize Your Veteran Benefits by Exploring VA Loans

If you're eligible for veteran's benefits, you have access to a specialized class of home loan that may help your dreams of homeownership come true. The Department of Veterans Affairs backs loans offe...


Smart Series: What You Need to Know About Our Non-Qualified Mortgages
April 19, 2022

Smart Series: What You Need to Know About Our Non-Qualified Mortgages

What is a Non-Qualified Mortgage (Non-QM Mortgage)? Simply put, non-qualified mortgages = non-traditional borrower options. Non-qualified mortgages (non-QMs) are ideal financing solutions for borrower...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home
November 23, 2020

Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home

With ever-increasing apartment rental rates and student loan payments to manage, 5 in 10 millennials consider coming up with a down payment a major barrier to owning a home. And that’s before closing ...


Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2022
February 15, 2022

Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2022

The Fed is Fighting Inflation – Expect to see Rates Climb First, what is the Federal Reserve? The Federal Reserve (Fed) is the central bank of the United States that serves to regulate the U.S. bankin...