Watch out for these three problematic property types

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs, Resources|

Watch out for these three problematic property types When shopping on a budget, discount homes may be tempting, but if you’re not careful they may [...]

What is a temporary buydown and when does it make sense to get one?

By | March 12th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs, Resources|

What is a temporary buydown and when does it make sense to get one? Temporary buydowns are best for those who need to buy a [...]

Student loan debt shouldn’t prevent you from buying a home

By | March 5th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs, Resources|

Student loan debt shouldn’t prevent you from buying a home As of the first quarter of 2019, student loan debt is $1.5 trillion in [...]

What is mortgage insurance?

By | February 27th, 2020|Categories: Products and programs|

What is mortgage insurance? Mortgage insurance covers costs lost by the lender in case the borrower defaults. If you put less than 20% down, most [...]

Ten essential resources for first-time homebuyers

By | February 27th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

Ten essential resources for first-time homebuyers When you’re buying your first home, where do you go to find information, advice and tools to help [...]

How to negotiate your home’s sale price

By | February 18th, 2020|Categories: Customer service, From our CEO, Giving back, Lifestyle, Mortgage 101, Products and programs, Switch to Guild, The Guild way|

How to negotiate your home's sale price Negotiating on a home’s price isn’t the same as haggling over art at a garage sale. The asking [...]

How condo financing is different from single-family homes

By | February 18th, 2020|Categories: Customer service, From our CEO, Giving back, Lifestyle, Mortgage 101, Products and programs, Switch to Guild, The Guild way|

How condo financing is different from single-family homes Condos meet the needs for many homebuyers, including city-dwellers, empty-nesters, singles, and long-term renters ready to [...]

Mortgage advice for first-time homebuyers

By | December 6th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

Mortgage advice for first-time homebuyers While buying your first home is an exciting experience, there’s a lot you need to consider. From finding an experienced [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]