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We don’t expect you to know everything there is to know about buying a home. We provide you with expert service for a reason! Feel free to explore our blog to find some quick answers to all your home loan-related questions.

Understanding the Rate Lock and Protecting Your Interest Rate

Securing a favorable interest rate is a top priority for borrowers seeking a mortgage. One crucial aspect of the mortgage process is the rate lock, which[…]

Single-Family Home Building Trends: Market Shares and Regional Impacts on Homebuyers

Single-family home construction has slowed down due to factors like higher interest rates, construction costs, and material shortages. However, the first[…]

Importance of a Pre-Approval letter

If you're planning to buy a home, you may be wondering whether you need a preapproval letter from a lender. The short answer is yes! A pre-approval letter[…]

5 Types of Closing Costs for a Home Purchase

With spring in the air, the home buying season is in full swing. Home buying is an exciting journey, but it can also be overwhelming. In addition to the[…]

Make Your Offer Stronger By Doing These 4 Things

The current housing market conditions are making it particularly challenging and different from making an offer on a home even just one year ago. The[…]

Military Appreciation Month & VA Loans  

Military Appreciation Month is celebrated each year in May. This recognition was designated by Congress in 1999, allowing us to use the month to celebrate[…]

Understanding Today’s Housing Market: Supply & Demand 

As a homebuyer, knowing how supply and demand impact your home’s purchase price will help you understand current and future cost expectations. It is no[…]

Shopping for a Mortgage: Best Practices

When it comes time to buy a home, you’ll want to consider all your mortgage lender options before settling on the best fit for you. There is a lot of[…]

Market Impact of Russia’s Conflict in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is impacting global markets, which means it will be affecting you, too. This conflict comes with a lot of uncertainty that[…]

Hack Your Home Search With a Pre-Approval

Getting pre-approved is a surefire way to know how much home you can afford. Many borrowers look to the pre-approval as a guidepost to begin their home[…]