First Time Homebuyers

July 13, 2018
What Is Earnest Money and How Does It Affect My Mortgage

What Is Earnest Money and How Does It Affect My Mortgage

With all of the terminology that gets thrown around during the mortgage purchase process, it can be very confusing.  Luckily, the Home Loan Expert team is…
March 26, 2018
How Much Home You Should Buy

How Much Home You Should Buy

When you are purchasing a home, there are a lot of decisions to make.  You have to find the best mix of location, price, and size…
February 23, 2018
Your Commute Can Help You Buy a New Home

Your Commute Can Help You Buy a New Home

When you look at how much time you spend in the car, or a train, or in transit to your place of work, many people are…
January 22, 2018

Lock In Your Monthly Mortgage Price

Making a monthly mortgage payment that you can budget for is a luxury that many people take for granted.  If you have a fixed mortgage, you…
January 19, 2018

How to Get Rid of PMI

PMI or Private Mortgage Insurance is a necessary evil for many first-time homebuyers.  It is necessary because many people have trouble finding 20% to put down…
January 17, 2018

Mortgages on the Weekend

You work hard all week, earning a paycheck to support your family.  At the end of a hard day, you probably don’t want to sit down…
January 15, 2018

2 Goals To Help You Buy a Home in 2018

Goals are important.  They are benchmarks for achievement and help push you to do more than you thought you could.  Successful people set goals for themselves…
January 12, 2018

Beat the Competition to Buy Your Home

With interest rates near record lows and home values skyrocketing, it can seem to be a daunting time to buy a new home.  Housing inventory is…
January 8, 2018

Go To Your Home Inspection

Home Buyers are involved in a lot of different things, from getting their paperwork and finances in order, to meeting with loan officers and banks and…
January 5, 2018

Lower Down Payment Mortgages

Putting together the money for a 20 percent down payment can be tough.  With rent costs rising sharply across the country, your landlord is reaching further…
January 3, 2018

First Time Homebuyer Checklist

With mortgage rates so low, right now is the time to buy your new home.  It really doesn’t matter whether you’re a first time home buyer,…
December 20, 2017

Ways to Fix Your Credit In 2018

With 2017 coming to an end, people are looking forward to next year and trying to decide what they want to do next year.  For people…