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8 Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment on Your Dream Home

October 9, 2017  /  Down Payment  /  Marti Reeder

Imagine never having to pay rent again. Instead of paying a landlord every month, your monthly housing budget could go toward owning your dream home. Unless you’ve got rich relatives or a trust fund though, coming up with a down… Read more

3 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall

September 25, 2017  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

Buying a home can be a difficult decision, particularly in a hot real estate market, but research shows that buying a home is a great investment — and is more financially advantageous than renting. Here are three reasons to consider… Read more

The Current Cost of Renting vs. Buying

June 26, 2017  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

Deciding to buy a home instead of renting is a tough call, especially in a hot real estate market like this one where housing is scarce. This infographic shows that the tide has shifted a bit, and it will actually… Read more

5 Tips for Getting a Mortgage in 2017

March 6, 2017  /  Credit  /  Marti Reeder

Unless you’ve got a trust fund or buckets of cash lying around, if you want to buy a home this year, you’ll need a mortgage. Here are 5 tips to help you find a mortgage that meets your needs: Find… Read more

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

December 26, 2016  /  Finance  /  Marti Reeder

As the temperature in many areas of the country starts to cool down, you might think that the housing market will do the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Here are 4 reasons you should consider buying your… Read more

7 Reasons Your Credit Score May Have Dropped

November 7, 2016  /  Credit  /  Marti Reeder

A good credit history is needed to buy a home, but what constitutes a “good” credit score varies by lender and loan type. For example, to qualify for an FHA loan with a 3.5% down payment, you need a FICO… Read more

Top 10 Home Buyer FAQs: Part 2

August 22, 2016  /  Finance  /  Marti Reeder

This week we are continuing our top 10 list of home buyer’s most frequently asked questions! 6.  Why should I buy a home instead of rent one? A home is a long-term investment that gives you secure long-term housing and… Read more

Top 10 Home Buyer FAQs: Part 1

August 15, 2016  /  Credit  /  Marti Reeder

  Prospective home buyers have a lot of questions about buying their first – or next – home. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions I hear from home buyers. 1.  How do I get started? What’s the… Read more

What’s the Difference Between Being Pre-qualified and Pre-approved for a Mortgage?

June 6, 2016  /  Credit  /  Marti Reeder

There are all kinds of terms thrown around when it comes to buying a home. Two of these terms are “pre-qualified” and “pre-approved.” While these terms are similar, they are, in fact, very different. Let’s talk about the differences. Pre-qualification… Read more

Financial Literacy: Shopping for a Mortgage

April 17, 2016  /  Closing Costs  /  Marti Reeder

This is our second blog post to celebrate National Financial Literacy Month and to help put (or keep) you on the road to financial success. Shopping for a new home is such an exciting process – touring other homes, imagining… Read more

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