First-Time Buyers

June 10, 2022
How Interest Rates Impact Homeowner Buying Power

How Do Mortgage Interest Rates Impact Your Home Buying Power?

If you’re researching mortgages, you know that they come with interest rates. What exactly is a mortgage interest rate, and how much does it impact your buying power? What can you do to improve the interest rate you’re offered? We answer those questions in this […]
May 31, 2022
Summer 2022 Mortgage Trends

Summer 2022 Mortgage and Home Buying Trends

With reliably warm weather and long, sunny days, summer is a great time to start your home-buying journey. What should you expect over the next few months? It’s been a crazy couple of years in the US housing market. Homes have been selling faster than […]
May 24, 2022
5 questions to ask your mortgage lender

5 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

If you’re thinking about house shopping, you’re also thinking about mortgage shopping! In this post, you’ll find out what questions to ask any prospective mortgage lenders. Not all mortgage lenders are the same. Some only offer home loans; others (like many of our major banks) […]
May 18, 2022

Getting an FHA Mortgage? You’ll Need an Appraisal First. Here’s What to Expect.

If you’re getting an FHA mortgage to purchase your next home, you’ll need to get an appraisal done on the property. Find out what an FHA appraisal is and what to expect in this article. FHA loans are popular with homebuyers who don’t want to […]