Are you buying your first home?

When you have the right people counseling you along the way and you take their advice early and often, you’ll create a great experience for yourself and you’ll be prepared for whatever happens. Five things you need to do first. Looking to purchase your very first home? Congratulations! It’s an exciting purchase and one that … Read more

Do you need an appraisal?

Whether you’re refinancing or purchasing a home, it may be possible to do so without an appraisal. Maybe not. The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) have both announced a new property valuation option. Consumers who are buying homes or refinancing existing mortgage loans may be … Read more

VA Loan Myths

We hear a lot about Veterans Affairs (VA) Loans that just isn’t true — Some of it from lending professionals who should know better. Listed below are some common VA financing myths along with a brief explanation of the reality. VA Home Loans: Myth vs Reality Myth: Only the United States Department of Veterans Affairs … Read more