Home Financing

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


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


If you’re a homeowner, you might be hearing everyone, from your neighbors to news anchors, talking about refinancing. So, should you be considering it too? There are many situations in which refinancing your mortgage may be right for you, so consider some of the reasons to refinance and how to prepare to refinance your home.… Read More


Nearly 65 percent of households in the United States own their own homes. This rate of homeownership has stayed fairly stable throughout the years since 1960. Among the milestones of life, becoming a homeowner is one of the top accomplishments many Americans look forward to and can have many unexpected benefits. More Than a Roof… Read More


The prospect of buying a home for the first time can be exciting and daunting. There’s the anticipation of the journey – visiting prospective homes looking for the one that “feels” right and holds all the potential and promise you imagine. There is also the practicality of finding the place that fits within your budget.… Read More


2018 has brought with it many changes for potential homeowners; not least amongst them the new tax bill. The cons seem to outweigh the pros until you are looking at renting versus buying from a purely mathematical perspective. There are considerations that can be overlooked, which would otherwise prompt more Americans to favor buying over… Read More