10 Steps to Saving a Down Payment

10 Steps to Saving a Down Payment

Saving a down payment can be a challenge. But think of it this way: if you can discipline yourself to regularly set aside funds until you have a down payment, you’ll probably have no trouble making your mortgage payments.   Here’s how to get started:   Set a...
Protect yourself from Mortgage Fraud

Protect yourself from Mortgage Fraud

What is Mortgage Fraud? Mortgage Fraud occurs when someone deliberately misrepresents information to obtain mortgage financing that would not have been granted if the truth had been known. Examples of Mortgage Fraud can include: Misstating your position or inflating...
What are Closing Costs?

What are Closing Costs?

Your mortgage is just one of the many expenses when purchasing a home. There are also a number of closing costs you must pay upfront, usually before you move in. Closing costs are the legal and administrative fees and disbursements associated with buying your home....
Questions to Ask Before Getting a Mortgage

Questions to Ask Before Getting a Mortgage

When you are ready to buy a home, you may have a lot of questions. Many of these questions have to do with getting a mortgage! Before you go house hunting and start putting offers down on properties, make sure you get a mortgage pre-approval done and give some thought...