First-Time Buyers

June 5, 2019
What to look for on a final home walk-through

What to look for when completing a final walk-through

The home shopping experience can be exhausting. With the end in sight and the closing date set, all that is left before the closing is the final walk-through. What is a final walk-through? Click here to download our free walk-though checklist  The new home buyer […]
May 10, 2019
Mortgage 1 explains what closing costs are.

What Are “Closing Costs?”

What are closing costs? That’s a question most first-time home buyers ask. Many repeat buyers do, too. Many home buyers don’t realize the kind of costs that can be associated with a mortgage.  Whether a buyer selects a no closing cost mortgage or a more […]
May 3, 2019
State of the Metro Detroit Housing Marketing 2019

State of the Metro Detroit Housing Market

Southeast Michigan continues to be a hot market for home buyers, both first-time buyers and those looking to move up, according to research data as well as on-the-ground insights from a local real estate pro. While the market is in a sellers’ mode, there are […]
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 […]