First-Time Home Buyer

Radon: Why it Matters

Why Test for Radon? What You Need to Know. Any home can have a radon problem – old or new homes, well-sealed or drafty homes, homes with or without basements. It is estimated that nearly 1 in 15 homes in the U.S. and Canada has an elevated level of radon. Prolonged exposure to unsafe levels […]

by Harry Andruss on 1/26/17

Plumbing Maintenance Tips

A healthy plumbing system can help lessen the chance of leaks, ruptures, clogs and other not-so-nice events. Homeowners who take some basic precautions and implement a few simple steps can be more confident in the state of their home’s plumbing, and can save on costly repairs as well. Know where the main water shutoff valve […]

by Harry Andruss on 10/13/16

You Can Reduce Your Closing Costs … but Should You?

All of the costs incurred in the course of purchasing or refinancing a home are called “closing costs.”  They include fees that you pay the lender, most importantly the origination fees, but other fees as well, such as appraisal, title, and recording fees.  Closing costs are usually paid from the borrower’s funds, but often you […]

by Dan Leeder on 10/6/16

Historical Rates on 30-Year, Fixed-Rate Mortgages

by Heather Mitchell on 9/8/16

Interest Rates Are Nearing A Historic Low

by Heather Mitchell on 7/19/16

The Difference Between Mortgages and Deeds of Trust

For first-time home buyers in particular, home financing documentation can be confusing. The document that shows how much you owe your lender is called a “Note,” and you make a note payment monthly. But when you purchase a home, the document that shows who owns the property is called either the “Mortgage” or the “Deed […]

by Dan Leeder on 6/13/16

Historical Mortgage Rates

by Heather Mitchell on 6/9/16

Inlanta Mortgage – Renting vs. Owning

Renting Vs. Owning Renting vs. Owning is one of the greatest debates consumers face. What are the pros and cons of each? Which option is cheaper? What is better for my current lifestyle? These are some of the questions renters face when trying to decide whether home-ownership is the right choice for them. Contrary to […]

by Dan Leeder on 6/7/16

Interest Rates Are Nearing A Historic Low

by Heather Mitchell on 5/10/16

Doctor Home Loan Program

by Heather Mitchell on 4/12/16