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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7 Financial and Lifestyle Benefits of Homeownership

Owning a home is a large part of the American dream. According to a 2019 survey conducted by the National Association of REALTORS®, “Approximately 75% of non-homeowners believe homeownership is

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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? It’s neither. A home appraisal is a qualified third-party’s educated opinion on

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Pre-qualification, Pre-approval, and Loan Commitment: What’s the Difference?

You’ve finally decided to take the plunge into homeownership, but finding out where to begin can be difficult. Here at Mortgage Specialists, we advise that you seek out a lender

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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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Keeping Your Documents in Order

As Tax Day has passed, you may have your W-2s, insurance forms, and other paperwork still laying around. Our tip to you is to file that paperwork away in a

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Divorce Loans – Why Wait?

Divorce is never an easy time. If you and your spouse are both listed on the family home, you have several options. Before you choose a divorce loan, it’s important

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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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Use Your Tax Refund To Save For A Down Payment

Tax season is in full swing. This means that many local Omahans will be receiving or have already received a tax refund of varying amounts. And we think the best

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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 rent or buy a home. There are many financial

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