Recession, Interest Rates, and Real Estate

We pride ourselves on being transparent and sharing up-to-date tips and information. With speculation of a recession on the horizon, we are here to share the statistics to help with

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Keeping Your Documents in Order

As Tax Day has passed, you may have your W-2s, insurance forms, and other paperwork still laying around. Our tip to you is to file that paperwork away in a

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Divorce Loans – Why Wait?

Divorce is never an easy time. If you and your spouse are both listed on the family home, you have several options. Before you choose a divorce loan, it’s important

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Conventional Loan Guidelines

Anyone who has ever applied for a mortgage knows there are minimum requirements they must meet to qualify. And while we’d love to help any and everyone who walks through

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Use Your Tax Refund To Save For A Down Payment

Tax season is in full swing. This means that many local Omahans will be receiving or have already received a tax refund of varying amounts. And we think the best

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To Rent or Buy?

Deciding to purchase a home is a major commitment, which is why people often struggle with the decision of whether to rent or buy a home. There are many financial

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5 Reasons to Go to a Mortgage Specialist Before House Hunting

It’s been decided; you’re going to buy a new home. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, the home buying process can seem a little daunting. Browsing through

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Which Loan Is Right For Me? Fixed- vs Adjustable-Rate Loans

When you begin the homebuying process, you quickly learn there are a few different options to customize a mortgage to your unique situation. It can be a little overwhelming at

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Qualify For A Conventional Loan

If you’re in the market for a new home, it’s important to know that the housing market is a seller’s market right now. That means there are a lot of

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What You Need to Know About Omaha Property Taxes

Here at Mortgage Specialists, we’ve been fielding more and more questions about Omaha property taxes than in recent years. We understand why – many Omaha homes have been significantly going

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