Rising Rents Motivate First-Time Homebuyers

In the past few months, we’ve had several first-time homebuyers tell us that ever-increasing rent influenced their decision to buy a home. This didn’t come to a surprise to us

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New Construction Loans 101

The number of homes built in the Omaha metro has skyrocketed to the highest it has been since 2009. In 2016 alone, there were 2,632 new homes built. What really

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Home Appraisal 101

What is a home appraisal? Is it the assessed value or is it determined during the home inspection? We hate to tell you this, but neither is correct. A home

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Featured Neighborhood: Little Italy

Again and again, millennials are choosing to live in more urban neighborhoods over the suburban neighborhoods they grew up in, and millennials in Omaha are no different. According to a

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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 keep renting or to buy a home. There are

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Which Loan Is Right For Me?: FHA, VA, and USDA/RHS Loans

Not all mortgages are created equal. They are crafted to meet the needs of certain homebuyers. The mortgage your brother swears is the best deal may not be the best

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Featured Neighborhood: Bemis Park

If you’ve ever driven along Cuming Street, you’ve most likely passed right by the Bemis Park neighborhood. Maybe you’ve noticed it: the large houses set back from the road on

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Six Common Issues That Can Delay a Closing

If you’ve ever bought a home, you probably know there are many issues that can delay a closing. If you haven’t bought a home, we’re here to tell you the

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

  With so many different types of loans available, it’s difficult to know all of the options in order to make an informed choice on which mortgage is right for

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Featured Neighborhood: Benson

There are so many little neighborhoods in Omaha. Some you may have heard of, others you may not have. Knowing those neighborhoods is important when house hunting because you need

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