Home Ownership

October 21, 2021
Mortgage 1 Loan Officer Dawn Connors

Mortgage 1 Loan Officer Dawn Connors: A Real-Life Angel

In her professional life, Dawn Connors helps people obtain the homes of their dreams. But it’s what she does in her personal life that makes the meaning of “home” truly special. Dawn and her husband, Michael, lend their time and efforts helping an organization called […]
October 12, 2021
Getting a great mortgage interest rate can save you money. Here’s what you can do to make it happen.

5 Mortgage Interest Rate Factors You Can Improve – and 2 Factors You Can’t Control

Did you know that over 30 factors go into selecting a mortgage interest rate? In this post, we look at five things you can improve – and two factors you can’t control at all. When you’re considering a mortgage, your first thought is probably “Can […]
October 6, 2021
Learn the basics of title insurance before you start shopping for a mortgage.

What Is Title Insurance?

Getting ready to buy your dream home? Title insurance can protect you from unexpected legal problems. What is title insurance? Who buys it, and when do they pay for it? What is a title, anyway? We’ll answer all these questions in this post. Need help […]
September 23, 2021

How Long Does a Michigan Mortgage Preapproval Last?

Suppose you started house shopping before the COVID-19 pandemic resurfaced. You shelved your home-buying plans for a while, but now you’ve got your eye on the perfect property. Is that Michigan mortgage preapproval you got still valid? Probably not. Although it varies by lender, most […]