Down Payment

private mortgage insurance

Private Mortgage Insurance, often abbreviated as PMI, can be defined as insurance that the borrower must pay to the lender until a certain amount of the loan is paid off. It keeps the lender financially secure, in case the borrower fails to pay the loan amount. It generally comes into picture when the borrower has… Read More


first time homebuyer program

Buying a home is one of the most important decisions made by an individual in his/her life emotionally, mentally as well as financially. Many people believe that buying a home is something that is far off in the future, but there is actually a wide variety of programs designed to help first-time homebuyers purchase a… Read More


points and credits

If you’re looking to buy a new home or refinance your current one, you may have heard the terms mortgage points or credits being thrown around. So, what are those and what do they do for you? And when do you know if you should take them out? Points and Credits Defined Before deciding your… Read More


boost your credit score

Your credit score is an important part of your financial life, especially if you’re thinking about buying a home. Your credit score is determined by five main factors and is used to determine whether a lender will grant you a loan, how much they’ll lend you, and at what rate you’ll accrue interest on it.… Read More


If you’re on the market for a new home, you’ve probably started looking into different types of loans. The typical loan is a conforming loan, but that has a limit in most areas in the country of $484,350 (some areas with a higher cost of living have a higher limit), so if you’re looking into… Read More


How are you going to save thousands of dollars on top of all your normal expenses? It may seem impossible at first, but there are plenty of little changes that you can make to help you put away enough money for a sizeable down payment, which will save you a lot more money in the… Read More