How To Choose A Lender

You’ve decided you’re ready to buy a new home. The first thing you need to do is choose a lender. But how on earth do you go about finding the

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Why You Should Find A Lender First

It’s common knowledge that in order to buy a home, you’re going to need both a real estate agent and a loan officer. What many people don’t know is who

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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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Pros and Cons of Refinancing to a 15-Year Mortgage

What Are the Pros of a 15-Year Mortgage? Pay less interest over the life of your loan Gain equity faster What Are the Cons of a 15-Year Mortgage? Significantly larger

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Mortgage Pre-Approval: Monthly Payments

Just because your mortgage pre-approval says you can buy a $400,000 home doesn’t mean it would be in your best interest to do so. We’ve seen this situation unfold time

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Why Does Getting A Mortgage Take So Long?

First-time homebuyers often have this question – why does the mortgage process take so long? With the typical time of application to closing averaging 45-60 days, we understand why people

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Your Escrow Account and Divorce

Divorcing your mortgage can be a tricky process. One of the most common questions we’ve received recently is about the escrow account and divorce. What happens to the money in

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A Complete Overview Of The Home Buying Process

We know that buying a house can be daunting. Many of our clients come to us with little to no knowledge of the home buying process. For that reason, we’re

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Five Most Common Questions First-Time Homebuyers Have

Buying your first home can be a very stressful time as it is likely the largest decision you have made in your life. In our experience, the following questions are

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Three Things to Consider When Getting a Mortgage

Have you been thinking about buying a home and getting a mortgage? We ask all of our clients to consider the following things when looking to buy. Doing so can

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New Construction Loans 101

It seems like the number of homes built in the Omaha metro continues to rise each year, with communities popping up to the north, south, and west of town. With

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First-Time Home Buyers: Here’s What You Need To Know

Buying your first home is a big deal and most likely the most expensive purchase you’ve ever made. That’s why we wanted to take the time to piece together a

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FHA Rules For Flipped Houses

Flipping houses has become increasingly popular in the last 5-10 years. Many are familiar with the term and often associate it with popular HGTV shows. But did you know that

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What Factors Into Your Mortgage Interest Rate

With everything going on in our current economy, our clients have been increasingly interested in what factors into their mortgage interest rate. In short, a lot of things factor into

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Which Loan Is Right For Me?: Conventional vs Government-Insured Loans

We know that purchasing a home is a daunting task for anyone, but especially first-time homebuyers. There are many different types of loans available and it’s important to understand each

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Self-Employed Borrowers: What You Need to Know

If you’re self-employed, you’ve probably heard that it’s harder for you to get a mortgage than most people. Which is true – to an extent. The first thing you need

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