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The Perks of the VA home loan program

The perks of the VA home loan program

The Veterans Affairs mortgage is a home loan like no other, with features that can’t be found in other types of financing options. There’s no set down payment requirement, for example, no private mortgage insurance and...

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Mortgage terms you should know

Mortgage terms you should know

Do you feel like the mortgage industry has a language all its own? You’re not alone. Surveys show that many consumers get frustrated with all of the unfamiliar terms, acronyms and phrases that are part of the mortgage...

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rate lock

A mortgage rate lock explained

You’ve found the home of your dreams, the seller has accepted your offer and your loan application is being processed. When is the best time to do a mortgage rate lock? And for how long should your lock be effective? If...

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can homeownership make you happier

Can homeownership make you happier?

Homeownership comes with some types of things that renters don’t have to worry about, like home maintenance. But there are plenty of perks that make owning a home such an important part of the American Dream. There’s...

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