Tag: first time homebuyer

The First-Generation Homebuyer Loan to Assist New Buyers

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On May 1st, 2024 the FHFA announced the First-Generation Homebuyer Loan program. This is a home loan targeted at homebuyers whose parents have not owned real estate. Those who qualify under this loan may receive discounted mortgage rates, down payment assistance or help with closing costs. This new program is part of their Final Rule… Read more »

Buy a Home with Just 1% Down!

Buy a Home with Just 1% Down and get up to a 2% Lender Gift towards your down payment. Buying a home has never been more affordable with our low down payment Conventional Mortgage. Unlike Down Payment Assistance programs, such as MSHDA, there is no 2nd mortgage required. This is a true gift at the… Read more »

How to Prevent Buyer’s Remorse

Forty-four percent of homebuyers end up regretting their purchase, according to a recent study by Trulia, a residential real estate website. The biggest regret? Not buying a larger home. If you’re entering into the home-buying process, you may be tempted to settle for less, especially if your budget doesn’t allow for a larger place. But… Read more »

Three Rules for First-Time Homebuyers

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Ready to stop wasting money on rent and invest in your own home? As a first-time home buyer, the process may seem overwhelming. Here are three rules for first-time home buyers and a basic run-down of everything you need to know to buy your first home. Get your finances in order First and foremost, you… Read more »

Buy a Home with No Closing Costs

Buy a Home with No Closing Costs An alarming number of first time homebuyers are unaware that mortgages involve closing costs, and which often creates a financial obstacle. Here, we’ll explain not only what closing costs are, but more importantly, how to avoid paying them! What are Closing Costs? Closing costs are additional fees a… Read more »

7 Mortgage Myths Debunked

7 Mortgage Myths Debunked It is no secret that the home buying process is a long and complicated one. Getting started can be intimidating and confusing, so we’ve compiled a list of common mortgage myths we hear from our clients. Here, we’ll break them down and explain the truth about mortgages, in plain English. 1.… Read more »

FHA Lowers Mortgage Insurance Premium

FHA Lowers Mortgage Insurance Premium Great news for homebuyers considering an FHA home loan or FHA refinance! The popular mortgage program is getting even better. The Department of Housing & Urban Development announced this morning that the FHA will be decreasing their annual mortgage insurance premium by a quarter of a percent. The upfront guarantee fee… Read more »

Millennials, Mortgages and Homeownership

Millennials, Mortgages & Homeownership It is no surprise that millennials, generation aged 18-34, make up more than 40% of homebuyers today. Follow these simple steps to join your peers on the path to home ownership. Don’t Wait Forever If you find yourself waiting for the perfect house, at a great price, and the lowest rate,… Read more »