The Dangers of Trying to Prequalify Yourself

Sometimes the term ‘prequalify’ is used incorrectly in the mortgage world. At least as it relates to those not directly involved with home loan lending. And it can be a bit disconcerting, especially with multiple non-lender sites that ‘prequalify’ someone without ever even speaking with an experienced loan officer. Trying to fly solo in this […]

The Keys to a Smooth Close on Jumbo Loans

Jumbo Loans are a type of home loan with a purchase amount that exceeds local conforming loan limits. Jumbo loans are approved in much the same manner as most any other loan program. There are some basic differences and we’ll review them for you but overall, it’s a very similar process. Jumbo loans typically ask […]

10 Things Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Be Doing Now

If you or someone you know is a first-time homebuyer ready to embark into homeownership process, there are some things you should know and be doing now. Follow these simple tips and your buying process will be a breeze, even a first-time homebuyer. First-Time Homebuyer Checklist Check Your Credit. Check your credit before you get […]