HomeLend Mortgage Blog

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.

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[…]

Credit Education Basics

What Goes into a Credit Score? 

Your credit score is made up of five factors that creditors look at to determine your level of risk. Each element has a[…]

Merging Your Finances with Your Significant Other

Every couple is unique and so are their finances. If you’re considering merging your finances, there is  important information to consider before you make[…]

How Much Home Can I Afford?

There are a lot of financial and situational factors that play into this question but getting pre-approved by a lender will give you a clear picture of[…]

Black Americans and the Housing Market

Even though it has been over 50 years since the Fair Housing Act was passed, Black homeownership rates have only risen from 41.8 percent to 42.3 percent[…]