What is a down payment?

By | September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a down payment? A down payment on a house is a portion of your home purchase price that you pay up front. If [...]

Top 5 FAQs regarding equity in a home

By | September 16th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , |

Top 5 FAQs regarding equity in a home Are you a renter weighing the rent-vs-buy decision? Renting has its advantages. For example, renters have less [...]

5 tax benefits of buying a home

By | September 9th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

5 tax benefits of buying a home The tax benefits of buying a home are one of the many advantages of homeownership vs. renting. Tax [...]

Mortgage help programs and assistance

By | August 10th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mortgage help programs and assistance We recognize that, while COVID-19 has impacted all our daily lives and habits, it may have far-reaching consequences in many [...]

How Guild is creating a new norm with eClosings and Digital Mortgages

By | August 4th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , , |

How Guild is creating a new norm with eClosings and Digital Mortgages Today, almost every step required to purchase a home can be completed online. [...]

Refinancing your home: the benefits, pros and cons

By | May 14th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Refinancing your home: the benefits, pros and cons Are you considering refinancing your home loan while 30-year fixed-rate mortgages are at historic lows? You’re [...]

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: Credit Repair, 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 [...]