August 4, 2021

What You Need to Know About MSHDA First-Time Home Buyer Assistance Programs

Looking for a little help with your downpayment? If you’re buying a home in Michigan, MSHDA’s first-time home buyers loan program might be exactly what you need. If you’re a first-time home buyer, getting enough money for a down payment can seem like a major […]
July 27, 2021

What Is a Mortgage Lender?

Are you trying to get real estate financing figured out? There are a lot of options out there – including mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, and retail lenders. In this post, we answer “What is a mortgage lender?” and four other questions you might have about […]
May 27, 2021

Consumer Alert: The Real Story Behind Mortgage Rating Websites

“We do not pay for reviews or recommendations or referrals. You won’t see us running a $6 million Super Bowl commercial, but you will hear satisfied customers telling their friends about us at happy hour.”– Mark Workens, Mortgage 1 CEO While on social media or […]
May 18, 2021

The Cost (& Risk) of Selling Your Home Yourself

It sounds easy, doesn’t it, selling your house on your own.  How hard can it be, right? Clean up the yard, take a few pictures, list the house on Zillow, then wait for the offers to roll in.  You’ve heard that houses are selling like […]