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Top seven reasons for renting vs. buying a home

By | November 25th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

Top seven reasons for renting vs. buying a home Are you stuck in the renting vs. buying a house decision-making process? Although your final choice will have financial implications, money isn’t the only factor [...]

VA loan benefits and FAQs about funding fees

By | November 18th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

VA loan benefits and FAQs about funding fees If you’re a veteran thinking of taking advantage of VA loan benefits, you’re not alone. There are many great reasons why over a half-million veterans, active [...]

VA loan interest rates and determining home affordability

By | November 11th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

VA loan interest rates and determining home affordability Veterans are more likely to be homeowners than the non-veteran population. According to Trulia, this is thanks in part to low VA loan interest rates and other [...]

Who is eligible for a VA loan?

By | November 4th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

Who is eligible for a VA loan? For seven decades, VA loans, also known as Veterans Affairs mortgages, have offered a lifeline for military borrowers. Over twenty million veterans have taken advantage of this [...]

How do my property taxes get paid?

By | October 28th, 2019|Categories: Hot topics, Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

How do my property taxes get paid? If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may not be familiar with the ins and outs of property taxes and how they get paid. Although there are places [...]

What is a good debt-to-income ratio?

By | October 28th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

What is a good debt-to-income ratio? Buying a home is sure to be one of the most significant purchases you and your family will ever make. That’s exactly why it’s essential to know if [...]