Credit Scores: What You Need To Know

You won’t believe how many times we’ve had clients inform us the credit scores we pulled are incorrect. This phenomenon began around the time websites like Credit Karma started popping

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5 Pre-Approval Mistakes To Avoid

You’re pre-approved for a loan – congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step to your new home. While a pre-approval guarantees that your lender could provide you with a loan

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2019 Homebuyers Mean Business

According to a Redfin study, homebuyers in 2019 are spending 3 fewer days searching and visit one less home on average than they did last year. With inventory down, mortgage

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Buying a House with Student Debt

We get questions regarding buying a house with student debt all the time. Can I get a mortgage when I have student debt? How can I save for a down

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The Mortgage Specialists Difference

Here at Mortgage Specialists, we do things differently than other mortgage lenders in Omaha. One of the biggest differentiators we offer our clients and their real estate agents is a

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Is Buying A House A Good Investment?

One common question we get is this: Is buying a house a good investment? It’s a complicated question to answer without knowing any specifics about the person asking and their

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Sellers Don’t Like FHA Loans

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may have heard that sellers don’t like FHA loans. You were probably left wondering why the seller would care about the type of mortgage

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Divorce Financial Neutral

A financial neutral is someone who is an impartial expert in their field. In a collaborative divorce process, there is at least one divorce financial neutral. For many cases, the

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The Best Pre-Approval Tip

We generally aren’t big fans of calling any piece of advice the best. But, for the best pre-approval tip, we’ve made an exception. As a consumer, you have a lot

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Low Interest Rates May Push Purchase Lending to 14-Year High

Interest rates have remained low for a number of years with small fluctuations. These low rates have had a major impact on mortgage demand as well as the demand to

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