Great news for those of you who are buying a home or refinancing and need private mortgage insurance (PMI). Quicken Loans announces PMI Advantage, a new and exclusive program that can save you thousands in mortgage insurance payments compared to traditional PMI.
So you’re sick of renting and you’re ready to get your first permanent place. Homeownership is a significant part of the American Dream, but no one tells you exactly what to look for in the buying process. Here are some guidelines to get you started.
There’s no doubt that being your own boss can be awesome. The less-than-awesome part? Self-employment makes the mortgage process more complicated for you than for those who work 9-to-5 jobs. Here are some tips to help you through the process.
In celebration of our Miles for Military promotion (which is in celebration of our recently closed 2 millionth loan!), we decided to create an infographic to celebrate the millions of American military members who sacrifice by serving around the world. Check it out.
There are valuable lessons to learn from other home buyers’ experiences. The “Lessons from Real Home Buyers” series gives you insight into what the mortgage experience is really like. Meet a new homeowner who shares her story and her advice for house hunters.
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a program that offers protection for service members who are called into active duty. In August, we partnered with the federal government to make sure our clients who go on active duty are protected under the SCRA.
I’ve gotten three VA loans over the years since I was honorably discharged from the Army. I’ve learned a few things about the loan along the way. Here are some of them.
When making a purchase as important as your home, you want to work with someone you can trust, and someone who will advocate for you during the entire process. While there may not be a cut-and-dried system that matches you with your perfect agent, there are some easy ways to narrow your search.
The Good Faith Estimate, or GFE, is a very important early step in the home buying or mortgage refinancing process. Understanding them will make you a more informed and educated home buyer or refinancer. That’s why we created this video. Please watch it. You’ll be happy you did.
There are valuable tidbits to learn from the first installment of the “Lessons from Real Home Buyers” series. Meet a new homeowner who shares his story and his advice for house hunters.