Using Gift Money for Your Down Payment

If you’re receiving a down payment gift for the purchase of your next home, you’re not alone; many U.S. home buyers do it. Gifts for down payment can come from parents, grandparents, siblings, children, or even spouses on a variety of loan programs including FHA, VA, USDA, conventional, and jumbo loans. But you need to make sure that ...

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 ...