Maintenance Tips for the End of Summer It’s time. Sigh. Summer has drawn to a close, like it or not, and Fall has arrived! Before the leaves fall and the wind turns chilly, it’s a good idea to do some seasonal maintenance on your home. Here are some things to … Read More
Even if you can easily afford your mortgage every month, the idea of living debt free after paying off your home loan early can be pretty tempting. If you do decide to pay off your home loan early, you’ll save money from skipping out on the interest tacked on your … Read More
91% Millennials Want to Own a Home Most renters would like to take the next step toward homeownership. They just don’t think they can – yet. This makes sense considering some renters require rent assistance from any source possible, for example GoFundMe finds that some FundMe pages are asking for … Read More
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Doug T. writes, “There’s a strange new trend in the office: people are putting names on food in the company fridge to keep them cold. Today I had a sandwich named Kevin.” There are some real estate markets that are anything but cold, but what is a “hot” housing market? … Read More
Mortgage Terminology 101 Navigating the home-buying process can be a challenge, for first-timers and seasoned buyers alike. In addition to looking for the perfect home, prospective buyers need to be knowledgeable about the ins and outs associated with choosing a mortgage, beginning with having a general understanding of the terminology … Read More
Warning: The most popular WORST Mortgage advice and why you should not listen! Getting a mortgage can be a daunting prospect that isn’t at all straightforward. For most home buyers, they want to access a mortgage loan that will help them to purchase the house of their dreams. If that’s … Read More
Rates are again low and banks are loosening up, but sterling credit still pays. After the housing crisis, mortgage lending standards became unreasonably tight for many. In 2014, only 51% of refi applications went through, according to mortgage-software company Ellie Mae, and one that didn’t gained notoriety: That year Ben … Read More
If you’re having trouble saving a down payment, a USDA Rural Development mortgage may be the perfect road to home ownership. The Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program helps lenders work with low and moderate income families living in rural areas to make homeownership a reality. And many areas that … Read More
A veteran with more than two decades in the industry, Susan Meitner founded Centennial Lending Group in 2010 as a different kind of mortgage banker. Click here to read the full article!