First time home buyer tips
Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your life. Learn the basics before you start the process.
Buying your first home: How to estimate closing costs
Closing costs can take you by surprise when buying a home. In order to be prepared, save a little extra in your budget to combat those extra expenses.
Your credit score and your mortgage
Intuitively, we all understand that the better your credit, the better ability you have to get loans for the things you want - like that new home. But how does your credit score specifically affect your credit options?
Understanding mortgage unemployment insurance
In today's economy, we often worry about downsizing or losing our jobs. Mortgage unemployment insurance may be a way to provide peace of mind and help you remain in your home in the event of job loss.
Keeping your home in the family
Life insurance can preserve your home for future generations. There are numerous mortgage-related insurance policies, but not all are geared toward keeping your family in the family home. Learn more now.
Prequalification considerations for first time home buyers
As you prepare to begin the search for your first home, it can be helpful to get prequalified before shopping for a house. Find out how.
Real estate investment: Considerations before you purchase property
If you are considering real estate investments as part of your financial plan, knowing all of the investment and tax information is crucial. Weigh the pros and cons and carefully consider each point.