What’s the Difference Between a Jumbo and a Super Conforming Loan?

What’s the Difference Between a Jumbo and a Super Conforming Loan?

If you are hoping to buy a home in one of the country’s pricier markets, you may need a special type of mortgage. The main two are jumbo loans and super conforming loans. Here’s what you need to know about each one and which is right for you:

Feb 03, 2021 | Jumbo Loans

Financing a Home Renovation: When Is It Worth It?

Financing a Home Renovation: When Is It Worth It?

The rise of TV shows like Fixer Upper and Flip or Flop have many homeowners and potential buyers considering renovation as an option to generate value and equity in their home. DIY projects can be exciting, but do they really add value to the home? How do

Jan 29, 2021 |

Federal Home Loan Grant Now Extended to Essential Workers During COVID

Federal Home Loan Grant Now Extended to Essential Workers During COVID

As we roll into the new year, it’s important to discuss several grant options that now have enhanced perks and greater accessibility for future homeowners. The grant options come from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB). Previously, FHLB made the gra

Jan 29, 2021 |

6 Tips for Saving a Down Payment as a Renter

6 Tips for Saving a Down Payment as a Renter

Homeownership is the American Dream, and yet with house prices on the rise, it can sometimes feel unattainable if you’re still trying to make a rent payment each month. The average U.S. rent for a two-bedroom apartment as of June 2020 was $1,917, ac

Jan 27, 2021 | First-time Homebuyers Purchasing a Home

Homebuyer Guide

Homebuyer Guide

Congratulations on your decision to buy a new home! This is a big step, and we're glad we can be here to help you with this important life change. We've compiled this 10 step guide to help you with this journey where we break down the barriers tha

Jan 26, 2021 |

Why ARM Loans Don’t Make Much Sense Right Now

Why ARM Loans Don’t Make Much Sense Right Now

If you are looking to buy a home soon or to refinance your current mortgage, you know that interest rates are very low.  In recent weeks, the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is below 3%. In fact, rates have been setting record lows

Jan 20, 2021 | Interest Rates