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The Top 4 Reasons You Should Get a VA Loan

The Top 4 Reasons You Should Get a VA Loan

If you are a military veteran or are currently serving active-duty, there is an incredible mortgage loan available to you through the Department of Veterans Affairs – the VA loan. VA mortgages are made through regular lenders but backed by the Depar

Aug 01, 2018 | VA Loans

Can I Qualify for an FHA Loan?

Can I Qualify for an FHA Loan?

FHA loans (those sponsored by the Federal Housing Administration) are mortgages that allow low down payments and have relaxed credit score requirements, making them very popular with first-time homebuyers and those with less-than-perfect credit. If you th

Jul 25, 2018 | FHA Loans Government Loans

Should I Pay Mortgage Points?

Should I Pay Mortgage Points?

If you are buying a home or refinancing, you have probably heard about “mortgage points.” This form of pre-paid interest can save you thousands of dollars over the course of your loan but in many circumstances is not worth the upfront cost. Ho

Jul 18, 2018 | Purchasing a Home Interest Rates

What is the Difference Between FHA loans and Conventional Mortgages?

What is the Difference Between FHA loans and Conventional Mortgages?

If you are just getting started in the home buying process, you have probably come across several different types of mortgage loans as you have researched your options. Two of the most common home loan types are conventional and FHA mortgages. What are th

Jul 11, 2018 | FHA Loans Government Loans Conventional Loans Purchasing a Home

Happy Independence Day 2018!

Happy Independence Day 2018!

We wish you a Happy Independence Day and hope that your day is filled with great food, fun, friends, family and fireworks. Let us all remember the founding of our great nation and the freedoms we enjoy and all those that have sacrificed so much for u

Jul 03, 2018 |

What is the Difference Between Pre-approval and Pre-qualification?

What is the Difference Between Pre-approval and Pre-qualification?

When it comes to mortgages, there are two similar sounding terms that often confuse potential homebuyers: pre-qualification and pre-approval. While they are alike in some ways, their purposes are different. If you are looking to get a mortgage,

Jun 27, 2018 | First-time Homebuyers Purchasing a Home