Homeownership Privileges: Tax Breaks

With tax day is a little over a month away there is still plenty of time to take advantage of the various tax breaks available to you. If you purchased a home in 2013 you may be entitled to a number of tax deductions and credits this year. If you are a homeowner, you can ...

Heat Your Home for Less this Winter

1st Advantage Mortgage’s local Chicagoland market got its first big snowfall last weekend and as the winter season sneaks up on us we want to share with you some ideas to keep your home warm and your heating bill low. Every little bit of savings can help especially around the holidays.

Ways to Save this Holiday Season

As your mortgage lender we are always looking out for new opportunities for you to save on your home financing. In the spirit of the holidays we would like to share some more money saving tips for you to consider throughout the season. First off if you are hosting a party you can conserve energy ...

Home Trends to Follow

If your home needs some updating look no further than the top trends of the season. Many of today’s trends incorporate the modern vintage theme. Whether it’s mixing old with new or incorporating once outdated trends here are some of the latest ideas for the home.

Mortgage Myths Revealed

Myth: The Interest Rate Determines The True Cost Of The Mortgage The annual percentage rate (APR) is what is used to determine the true cost of the mortgage. The APR includes the interest rate, points, mortgage insurance, and all other fees. This figure will give you a better idea of the total cost over the ...

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