Shopping Around For A Mortgage Here’s the inside scoop on how to do it right! First: Are you working with a TRUE Mortgage Professional? The largest financial transaction of your life is far too important to place into the hands of someone who is not capable of advising you properly and troubleshooting the issues that […]
Buying a tiny home could be a mistake When it comes to a tiny home, less may not always be more. It’s a trend that’s sweeping home improvement channels. Like, really tiny homes. And while they can be cute the price per square foot isn’t. They are considered a mobile home with running water and plumbing, appliances, […]
Getting a pre-approval is one step of the mortgage approval process. Having a smooth loan process depends partially on you. As a potential homeowner you must remain responsible throughout the process. In the end only you can determine your future. Here are some tips to help you stay connected to your end goals. DO continue […]
The real estate market has it’s ups and downs. When you are finding yourself in a “sellers” market you may be experiencing multiple bid offers and losing out to other buyers. We have put together 8 tips to making any offer someone can’t refuse to accept.
Condos, which are often popular housing options for many younger and first-time homebuyers, are also viable living arrangements for older homeowners who seek a more active and urban lifestyle, or a more maintenance-free quality of life. Current blanket certification policies, however, have restricted not only many would-be buyers from purchasing condo units, but have also […]
8 Red Flags On A Seller Disclosure Buying a home is a little like falling in love. When you first start dating, you’re smitten. Which also means you’re more likely to overlook some critical flaws that might otherwise slowly crack away at your relationship down the road, potentially leading to heartbreak. Such is the case […]
Bank, Banker, & Broker- What’s the Difference? You may have been flooded with information about the mortgage and banking industry and from your view point, a lender is a lender. Distinguishing the differences between banks, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers can save you some frustration, time, and in some cases, money.
5 Things Renters Should Know About Owning For renters who aspire to be home owners, transitioning from an apartment to a house requires a shift in their thinking that they may not be prepared to make. The financial changes that come with owning, the need to consider planting longer-term roots in a neighborhood, […]
by Ryan Smith25 Aug 2016 What salary do you need to afford a home in your city of choice? How does your city rate in terms of home affordability? A recent report by HSH.com determined the salary families would need to make in 27 metro areas in order to afford the local median home […]
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc offers an amazing product that blows away other lenders. Doug Haldeman, Branch Manager at the St. Charles office location, discusses a new fast and safe way to pay off your home. Be sure to listen in to find out if this would be an option for you. If after hearing the show and […]