3 Must-Know Secrets About Your Credit Score

3 Must-Know Secrets About Your Credit Score

Credit scores can be complicated, and many people don’t know too much about them and how they work. But because they have such a big impact on your ability to get favorable mortgage terms (or a mortgage at all), it pays to know all you can about them. Here are a few...
How to Successfully Purchase During the Spring Rush

How to Successfully Purchase During the Spring Rush

The spring brings many new homes to the market, but it also brings more buyers (which equals more competition for you). That’s especially true this year, with home inventory really tight all over the country. A desirable home could be sold within hours, meaning you...
7 Smart Reasons to Refinance Your Home

7 Smart Reasons to Refinance Your Home

Under the right circumstances, refinancing your home can be a pretty savvy financial move. Refinancing can lower your monthly payment or get you some cash (depending on the type of refinance). Here are seven smart reasons to refinance your home. 1. Lower Your Monthly...
Four 2018 Housing Market Trends You Need to Know

Four 2018 Housing Market Trends You Need to Know

For a while now, it’s been pretty difficult to buy a home in many areas of the country. That’s because home prices have increased faster than wages plus inventory has been very low. Will any of that change this year? Here are our top four “must know” predictions for...
The Appeal of ARMs (Adjustable-Rate Mortgages)

The Appeal of ARMs (Adjustable-Rate Mortgages)

ARMs (adjustable-rate mortgages) are rising in popularity, and millennials are frequently the customers scooping them up. Today’s ARMs are not the same risky adjustable-rate loans of the past, and they’re a smart option for some buyers. Here’s why ARMs are on the...
6 Ways to Raise Your Credit Score Fast

6 Ways to Raise Your Credit Score Fast

Want to buy a home but know you need to raise your credit score? Nobody wants to wait around for that. But the better credit you have, the better your chances for being approved for a home loan. Plus, the better your interest rate is likely to be. Here’s what works to...