Lock Today & Shop Tomorrow with 1st Advantage Smart Lock

If you are worried about staying on budget while shopping for a home you could benefit from 1st Advantage Smart Lock. With Smart Lock you can take advantage of a favorable market by locking in an interest rate before you even begin your house hunt. The great thing about Smart Lock is that you can ...

Tips To Avoid Credit Road Blocks

When you go through the steps in obtaining a mortgage it is important to maintain your credit throughout the entire process, even after your loan is approved. Lenders may need to check your credit multiple times to verify the numbers making certain you are eligible for the loan. If you begin making large purchases or ...

Luxury Home Trends

According to a study done by Trulia, marble baths and roof decks are in and BBQ’s and hardwood floors are out. Trulia analyzed words and phrases from two years’ worth of luxury listings (homes priced at least four times above median asking price) to see what features are trending and what is not. Some of ...

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 ...

Finding The Right Loan For You

We offer many different loan programs to fit the needs of our customers. When choosing a loan option, first take a look at your financial picture and how you expect your finances to change. You will also want to decide how long you plan to stay in the home and how you feel about having ...

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