Saving For A Downpayment: Where To Keep Your Nest Egg

Saving for a downpayment is one of the first steps to buying a home –apart from getting pre-qualified for a mortgage. Starting your savings also requires quite a bit of commitment. It takes discipline to forgo that weekend getaway with friends or reduce everyday purchases like your usual morning latte. But when you’re saving for […]

The Surprising Tax Savings of Being a Homeowner

Tax season isn’t always met with positivity. But when you’re a homeowner, you tend to view tax season differently. That’s because of the tax benefits of being a homeowner. With tax season soon upon us, we wanted to share some of the lesser-known tax benefits of owning a home. Since we’re mortgage experts (not tax […]

Tips for Investing in Real Estate During a Recession

For real estate investors, waiting for the market to stabilize is usually the way to go. But considering the current pandemic, stabilizing could take some time. And with so much real estate opportunity on the horizon (and currently), waiting may not be something you want to do.  If this sounds like you, here are four […]

Things to Consider When Purchasing a Vacation Home

Many people dream of owning a vacation home, but there are often hidden costs that can make this dream a financial nightmare. When buying a vacation home, it’s important to consider all the associated costs. This includes things like maintenance and property taxes, down payment, escrow and insurance, as well as monthly costs. Read on to […]