What is LTV or loan-to-value ratio on a mortgage?

By | September 30th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is LTV or loan-to-value ratio on a mortgage? From ARM to VA, there are dozens of abbreviations related to the mortgage process. Understanding this [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]