April 16, 2019
Why Owning a Home Is Still a Great Investment

Home Ownership, Taxes and Finances: Why Owning a Home Is Still a Great Investment

April 15 is an annual rite of passage in the United States: Income Tax Day. (You did remember, didn’t you?) Since the inception of the federal income tax law in 1913, home mortgage interest has always qualified as an income tax deduction. And while the […]
April 10, 2019
Don’t even think of buying a home without getting pre-qualified for your mortgage through Mortgage 1.

Are You Searching for a New Home Without Getting Pre-Qualified?

Shopping for a home without being pre-qualified is like shopping in the dark. You can’t see the full picture. Getting pre-qualified helps you clearly see what’s in front of you so you can make an informed decision. You wouldn’t take a house tour with your […]
April 4, 2019
FHA loans make home buying possible. Getting approved for an FHA loan with Mortgage 1’s SNAP App is easy. Get started today!

Getting an FHA Loan

An FHA loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration, a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The FHA does not loan money to borrowers, rather, it provides lenders protection through mortgage insurance in case the borrower defaults on […]
March 29, 2019
Tips and Advice for Buying in the Spring

Tips for Buying a Home in the Spring

What is the best time of year to buy a house? Anytime, really. But spring, especially, is a great time to buy a home. The weather is warming, the grass is greening, the birds are chirping, and people everywhere are thinking of going outdoors and […]