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Ways to build a great broker team

The path to success is often filled with networking, marketing, brand-building, and a lot of hard work. Once your business gets to a certain point, the best way to continue growing could be to partner with another broker or a few other brokers. There may not be an exact formula to build a successful [...]

2018-01-18T12:07:57+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, mortgage prep, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Ways to build a great broker team

Simple Home Improvement Ideas that make a BIG impact!

There are countless ways to upgrade a home, and many people don’t even know where to start when prioritizing home improvement projects. A good way to decide which home improvement projects will have the most impact is to take a look at your motivations for improving your home in the first place. Upgrading a [...]

2018-01-08T12:46:09+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, mortgage prep, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Simple Home Improvement Ideas that make a BIG impact!

The 5 Factors that Affect Your Credit Score

When you’re in the process of getting a mortgage, or any type of loan, a lender will evaluate your ability to pay back the loan by looking at a variety of factors. Two important factors that they will review are your debt-to-income ratio and your credit score. A credit score is a number that [...]

2018-01-05T11:05:56+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, mortgage prep, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The 5 Factors that Affect Your Credit Score

3 surprising factors that affect your Homeowners insurance

There are many steps to take when becoming a homeowner, and the process continues even past the moment that you find your dream home. After you’ve saved for a downpayment, met all of your house-hunting team members, received your mortgage pre-approval, and purchased your new home, it will be time to protect your new investment [...]

2017-12-28T11:56:10+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 3 surprising factors that affect your Homeowners insurance

What is DTI and how does it affect your mortgage eligibility?

Buying a home is an exciting and life-changing experience, and it is important to not only get a home in the right neighborhood with all of the physical qualities you desire but also fits into an appropriate budget for you and your family. A mortgage professional will let you know which loan product is [...]

2017-12-20T17:52:07+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What is DTI and how does it affect your mortgage eligibility?

A Guide to Networking During the Holiday Season

We’re officially in the midst of the holiday season, and the influx of parties, gatherings, and get-togethers are a great opportunity to meet new people and expand your social circle. Whether you’re attending a work party at your significant other’s office, or going to your annual family gathering, there is always the potential to [...]

2017-12-11T20:24:49+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A Guide to Networking During the Holiday Season

5 quick tips for staging your home before a showing

Selling your home can come with a few headaches. One of the not-so-fun parts of selling is having to keep your house prepared for guests at a moment's notice. It is not uncommon for eager home buyers to want to check out the property on the same day that they contact you or your [...]

2017-12-06T16:40:39+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 quick tips for staging your home before a showing

Autumn Housing Summary

As we head into the winter months filled with holiday parties and gift-giving, it’s no surprise that the housing market has slowed down a bit compared to the summer rush. However the autumn months were relatively strong for this year’s housing market, and buyers are still consistently starting and completing the home loan process. [...]

2017-11-28T17:18:36+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Market Trends, Mortgage, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Autumn Housing Summary

A Guide to Gift Payments

With the holidays quickly approaching, generous relatives and friends may offer financial gifts to help buyers make a down payment on their dream home! As a buyer, it is important to know a few things about using financial contributions from others as part of your down payment. We’ve outlined a few important things to [...]

2017-11-20T13:52:56+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage, Mortgage Basics, MortgageTips, News, Other|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A Guide to Gift Payments