Buying Tips

March 29, 2019
Tips and Advice for Buying in the Spring

Tips for Buying a Home in the Spring

What is the best time of year to buy a house? Anytime, really. But spring, especially, is a great time to buy a home. The weather is warming, the grass is greening, the birds are chirping, and people everywhere are thinking of going outdoors and […]
March 20, 2019
Mortgage 1 specializes in helping first-time home buyers get pre-approved for a mortgage.

How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

First-time home buyers have many questions about the mortgage process. Two of the most common questions are: What is mortgage pre-approval? How do I get pre-approved for a mortgage? What Does It Mean to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage? First, let’s define what it means […]
March 14, 2019
Mortgage 1 specializes in helping first-time home buyers.

It’s a Good Time to be a First-Time Home Buyer

It’s a Good Time to be a First-Time Home Buyer In spite of some challenges and market slowdown, first-time homebuyers had a successful year last year. According to the Genworth Mortgage Insurance First-Time Homebuyer Market Report, there were 2.07 million first-time single-family home buyers in […]
August 28, 2018
Own a home by putting only 3% down

Can You Really Own a Home with 3% Down?

You can. The 3% down payment option is similar to existing conventional loan programs and can help meet the needs of first-time home buyers in the following ways: The mortgage provides the security of a fixed rate loan. The property can be a one-unit single […]