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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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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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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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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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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Home Ownership After Divorce

Deciding whether or not to purchase a home after a divorce is a tricky decision for most. We’ve found that when it comes to homeownership after divorce, many of our

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4 Common Home Buying Mistakes

Here at Mortgage Specialists, we love the educational aspect of our jobs. We love being able to educate clients, especially first-time home buyers, on all the ins and outs of

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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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Benefits Of Choosing A Local Lender

As we’ve discussed in the past, one of the best things a home buyer can do is shop around for loans. Doing so will help you to be the most

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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

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