First-Time Buyers

October 22, 2020

How to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Home

If you are considering making a move, here are 10 ways to get top dollar when selling a home. Ready to Apply for a Mortgage?Call us at 1-866-532-0550 or locate a Mortgage 1 loan officer near you and get the process started. Remove Personal Photos and Items […]
October 12, 2020

5 Scary Financial Habits to Stop Right Now

Not managing your money properly can have scary consequences. The five bad habits described in this article may be holding you back from your goals, but it doesn’t have to be that way. See if you’re guilty of these terrifying tendencies, and what you can […]
October 7, 2020
What is FICO Score

FICO Score: What It Is & Why It Matters When You Buy a House

When you apply for a mortgage, your lender runs a credit report. A key component of the report is your credit score. One of the most commonly used credit scores in the mortgage industry is FICO. In this article, we describe what FICO is, how […]
September 29, 2020
3% Down Payment HomeReady Loans from Mortgage 1

All You Need to Know About 3% Down Payment Fannie Mae HomeReady Loans

Haley Fraeyman Many first-time home buyers can probably relate to Haley Fraeyman. Haley is interested in buying a house. As a newly hired elementary school teacher she has steady income, but as a recent college graduate she hasn’t yet built up a full credit history. […]