Mortgage News and Notes Blog

Don't Let Rates keep you from Buying or Selling

Don't Let Rates keep you from Buying or Selling

It's no secret that mortgage interest rates have risen this year. Rates have risen almost four percentage points in less than a year. That kind of rate increase can be stressful for home buyers? But what about home sellers? How do increasing rates affect

Sep 20, 2022 | Interest Rates

How A Bridge Loan Can Help You Build a New Home

How A Bridge Loan Can Help You Build a New Home

In today’s housing market with sparse inventory, many people are opting for new builds or even to build their own custom homes.  If you’re interested in building on a piece of property but unsure how to afford the cost until you sell your current home, a

Sep 13, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

Buying a Vacation Home: A Quick Guide

Buying a Vacation Home: A Quick Guide

Having a second home for weekend or summer escapes is a priority for many Americans. If you’re interested in buying a vacation home, here’s a quick guide to the essential steps: Determine If You are Buying a Second Home or a Rental Property Many people re

Sep 06, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

Loan Application Document Checklist

Loan Application Document Checklist

        As the mortgage financing process progresses, our team will request various documentation from you as we review your loan application. Please see below a list of documents commonly requested for when purchasing or refinancing.   Loan Application D

Sep 06, 2022 |

Additional Affordable Housing Funding Available

Additional Affordable Housing Funding Available

                  As a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Atlanta, our team was recently notified FHLB has released an additional $5 million dollars for the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Homeownership Set-Aside Program. Funding is based on

Aug 30, 2022 |

Will Getting a Mortgage Help My Credit Score?

Will Getting a Mortgage Help My Credit Score?

While buying a house, your credit score is very important to securing mortgage funding. But what about after you close on the sale? How will a home loan affect your credit? The good news is that in most cases, obtaining and paying a mortgage will actually

Aug 30, 2022 | Credit

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