Refinancing 101

When done correctly, refinancing your mortgage can save you thousands of dollars in interest over the life of your loan. Interest rates are the lowest they’ve been in the past

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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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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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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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