Mortgage Brokers: Use the Winter Months to Build Your Brand before Next Year’s Rush

As the real estate market starts to slow down, it’s a great time to evaluate and strengthen your personal brand as a local mortgage broker. There are countless marketing and advertising options out there - and it’s up to you to decide which strategy will be best for you and your local market. Below [...]

2017-11-02T12:52:20+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, mortgage prep, MortgageTips, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mortgage Brokers: Use the Winter Months to Build Your Brand before Next Year’s Rush

Smart Buyer Home Inspection Tips

A home inspection can be a stressful part of the home buying process for both the buyer and the seller. A poor inspection has the potential to throw a sale off track, and once you’ve found the perfect neighborhood, and a great house - no one wants that to happen. A home inspection is [...]

2017-11-02T12:51:30+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, mortgage prep, MortgageTips, News, Other, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Smart Buyer Home Inspection Tips

The people you’ll meet in the home buying process and which role each of them will play

Buying a home is an exciting, although somewhat complicated, process. It takes a lot of planning and preparation to get a mortgage and to find the right house in the perfect neighborhood! You’ll want to assemble a team of experts to keep everything in order and assure that the entire process goes smoothly. Below [...]

2017-11-02T12:46:41+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage Basics, MortgageTips, Other, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The people you’ll meet in the home buying process and which role each of them will play

Low Down Payment Home Loan Options

Buying your first home is a no easy task, and many people see the initial down payment as a tough hurdle to overcome. While it can certainly be a challenge to fit down payment savings in your budget, it is generally financially better to own a home over the long term. Homeowners usually have [...]

2017-11-02T12:49:43+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage Basics, MortgageTips, Other|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Low Down Payment Home Loan Options

5 Phone Apps Every Tech-savvy Mortgage Broker Should Use

To keep up with today’s real estate market, agents are needing to be able to offer nearly instant service to clients during the  house hunting process. As a mortgage broker in the industry, it’s important to keep up to the same standards to support clients and real estate partners as they work through the [...]

2017-11-02T12:45:51+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage Basics, MortgageTips, Other|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Phone Apps Every Tech-savvy Mortgage Broker Should Use

3 Reasons to get to know your neighbors

A neighborhood is a very important factor to consider when buying a home, because the value of your property will largely depend on its location. A few indicators of a good neighborhood are: highly-rated schools, convenient access to public transit, and nearby parks and shops. Location features aren’t the only things that make up [...]

2017-09-20T11:47:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage Basics, Other|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 3 Reasons to get to know your neighbors

Now is the time to get your budget in shape before the holidays start!

Thoughts of holidays may not yet be on your mind, but as the autumn weather makes its first appearance in September, it’s a good idea to start setting a budget before the holiday season is in full swing! Setting a budget (and sticking to it) is one of the best steps that you can [...]

2017-09-14T18:03:40+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage Basics, News, Other|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Now is the time to get your budget in shape before the holidays start!

These are the steps that you’ll want to take to prepare yourself for a smooth home loan process!

2017-09-06T13:43:43+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage Basics, News, Other|Tags: , |Comments Off on These are the steps that you’ll want to take to prepare yourself for a smooth home loan process!

Summer Housing Summary – What Can You Get for the Median Home Price in Different Markets

Cooler autumn weather tends to bring a cooler housing market than the spring and summer months. As we slip out of summer, it’s a good time to look back at the housing market trends over the past season. According to the National Association of REALTORS, the median sales price for existing homes in June [...]

2017-08-22T10:12:17+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage Basics, News, Other|Tags: , |Comments Off on Summer Housing Summary – What Can You Get for the Median Home Price in Different Markets