How to refinance your mortgage in 7 steps

By | June 24th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

How to refinance your mortgage in 7 steps Whether you’re refinancing your mortgage to lower your monthly payments or to make home improvements, educating [...]

Top 10 reasons to refinance your home

By | June 17th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101|Tags: , , , |

Top 10 reasons to refinance your home Are you thinking about refinancing your mortgage? Even if your current loan payments are affordable or [...]

How does my credit score affect my ability to buy a home?

By | June 10th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101|

How does my credit score affect my ability to buy a home? If you’re thinking of becoming a homeowner, there’s more to consider than where [...]

How to calculate your mortgage payment

By | June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101|

How to calculate your mortgage payment As a prospective homebuyer, it’s important to decide how much of your monthly income you can comfortably spend on your [...]

How to be prepared for closing costs

By | April 15th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101|

How to be prepared for closing costs Nobody likes to be caught off-guard, especially during a life-changing event like buying a new home. The good [...]

How to improve your offer with earnest money

By | April 12th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101|

How to improve your offer with earnest money Are you looking at a home in a competitive market or in danger of losing your bid [...]

7 commonly asked questions about home appraisals

By | April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Hot topics, Mortgage 101|

7 commonly asked questions about home appraisals  When we work with first-time homebuyers, they understandably have a lot of questions, especially once they’re ready [...]

What does it mean to be pre-approved for a mortgage?

By | April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101|

What does it mean to be pre-approved for a mortgage?  Do you know what the first step is after making the decision to purchase [...]

What to Know About HOAs

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage 101|Tags: , , |

With housing inventory lower than before, more people are looking at condominiums (“condo”) and townhomes when shopping for a new home. Most condos and townhomes [...]

What is a Loan Officer?

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage 101|Tags: |

At Guild, we have more than 1,100 loan officers. Have you ever wondered what a loan officer is or does? Great question! They work directly [...]