Tag Archive for: first time buyers

The Dangers of Trying to Prequalify Yourself

Sometimes the term ‘prequalify’ is used incorrectly in the mortgage world. It can be a bit disconcerting, especially with multiple non-lender sites that ‘prequalify’ someone without even speaking with an experienced loan officer. Trying to fly solo in this area can mean someone who in fact can qualify for a home loan could be told […]

Down Payment Secrets for Homeownership

The down payment to buy a home is typically the biggest obstacle, especially for first time home buyers, when thinking about buying a home. We can talk over the phone about how much you might qualify for and I can quote monthly payments based upon a particular loan amount, but the down payment is the […]