Mortgage Tips

Simple mortgage tips to help you better understand and prepare for the home loan process to ideally save money.

Do Mortgage Payments Increase?

Do Mortgage Payments Increase?
May 12, 2021 No Comments »

Mortgage Q&A: “Do mortgage payments increase?” While this sounds like a no-brainer question, it’s actually a little more complicated than it appears. You see, there a number of different reasons why a mortgage payment can increase, aside from the obvious ... Read More »

What Is a Mortgagee? Hint: It’s Not a Typo

What Is a Mortgagee? Hint: It’s Not a Typo
May 5, 2021 No Comments »

Are You a Mortgagee or Mortgagor? It’s mortgage Q&A time! Today’s question: “What is a mortgagee?” No, it’s not a typo. I didn’t leave an extra “e” on the word mortgage by mistake, though it may appear that way. Despite ... Read More »

Don’t Swipe Your Credit Card Before You Apply for a Mortgage

Don’t Swipe Your Credit Card Before You Apply for a Mortgage
April 29, 2021 No Comments »

Large Credit Card Purchases Really Can Tank Your Credit Score While missed payments are arguably the worst offense Even racking up a lot of debt can lower your credit score significantly So it’s best to put the spending on hold ... Read More »

Don’t Be a Desperate Home Buyer

Don’t Be a Desperate Home Buyer
April 23, 2021 No Comments »

It’s no secret the housing market is hot at the moment, so much so that just about everyone is wondering when the next housing crash will take place. The few homes that are out there are flying off the shelves, ... Read More »

Do Mortgage Brokers Offer Better Rates Than the Competition?

Do Mortgage Brokers Offer Better Rates Than the Competition?
April 19, 2021 No Comments »

In your endless search to find the lowest mortgage rates on the planet, you may be wondering which route will lead to the biggest savings. Should you go to your local bank, try your luck with an online mortgage lender, ... Read More »

When Will the Next Housing Market Crash Take Place?

When Will the Next Housing Market Crash Take Place?
April 15, 2021 12 Comments »

I’ve noticed a trend lately. Everyone’s a real estate expert. It seems the most recent crisis and recovery has turned just about every single person into a guru on all things to do with home buying and selling. I suppose ... Read More »

Mortgage Lingo: 23 Terms You Should Know Before You Apply

Mortgage Lingo: 23 Terms You Should Know Before You Apply
April 13, 2021 No Comments »

Applying for a mortgage can be stressful, what with all the money that’s on the line. Oh, and the possibility that you could be denied entirely, perhaps while starting a family or attempting to relocate to a new state. Making ... Read More »

How to Pay for Home Renovations: Pros and Cons to Different Methods

How to Pay for Home Renovations: Pros and Cons to Different Methods
April 12, 2021 No Comments »

Most properties require some amount work to get into their desired shape, even newer ones. And just about everyone knows that home renovation projects aren’t cheap. This is generally the case regardless of whether the job is a small one ... Read More »

10 Reasons to Buy a House Other Than for the Investment

10 Reasons to Buy a House Other Than for the Investment
April 8, 2021 No Comments »

There are a lot of good reasons to buy a house, and probably a lot of bad ones too. But all too often, folks seem to get fixated on the investment side of things above all else, as if they’re ... Read More »

3 Reasons Why You Need to Compare Mortgage Brokers Too

3 Reasons Why You Need to Compare Mortgage Brokers Too
April 1, 2021 No Comments »

While perhaps the most advantageous reason to use a mortgage broker is their ability to shop your rate with multiple lenders, you still need to put in the time to comparison shop. There are three main reasons I can think ... Read More »