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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Buying Your Next Home

If you’re considering buying your next home, you’re what we like to refer to as a move-up buyer. Many of our clients buy their first home and live in it

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Are You Ready To Buy Your First Home?

Are you stuck on the fence wondering if you’re ready to buy your first home? Right now is an opportune time to purchase a home. Not only is the housing

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Omaha Real Estate Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

You’ve likely heard the stories of Omaha homes being bought up within days or even hours of being listed. Well, these aren’t exaggerations. These instances have significantly affected our “days

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Hiring A Divorce Mortgage Professional

In a divorce, the marital home is often the largest asset. In our experience, it can also be a large item of contention due to the emotional attachment one or

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Buying a Home While Relocating to Omaha

Buying a home while relocating can prove to be a difficult task. Luckily, we’re well versed in what it takes to relocate to the great city of Omaha! Over the

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How Long Is A Mortgage Pre-Approval Good For?

In order to obtain a mortgage pre-approval, the buyer needs to provide their lender with a picture of their financial situation. They will also supply the lender with documentation –

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3 Must-Know Home Buying Tips

It may be January right now, but spring is right around the corner. And when the warmer weather reappears, more houses will be listed and potential buyers will flood the

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The #1 Myth Holding First Time Homebuyers Back

First time homebuyers have been told for years that the standard down payment on a home is 20%. Well, for today’s homebuyers, that simply isn’t an option. With the rising

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