Three Reasons To Get Pre-Approved Early

One of the questions we’ve been getting asked lately is when to get a mortgage pre-approval in Omaha. Generally, it’s best to get pre-approved before you begin looking at homes.

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5 New Construction Home Tips

So, you’re thinking that your next house might be a new construction home. What exactly does that entail? Most of the information online pertains specifically to purchasing an existing home,

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How To Win A Bidding War

The real estate market today is increasingly competitive. And with a competitive market comes bidding wars. With so many bidding wars taking place, we want to take a moment to

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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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Why You Should Find A Lender First

It’s common knowledge that in order to buy a home, you’re going to need both a real estate agent and a loan officer. What many people don’t know is who

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New Construction Loans 101

It seems like the number of homes built in the Omaha metro continues to rise each year, with communities popping up to the north, south, and west of town. With

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What Are Prepaids and Closing Costs?

What are prepaids? Prepaids are related to the actual home itself, not the real estate transaction. The three most common prepaids are property taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and mortgage interest. What

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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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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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Downtown Omaha Landmark Building Slated for Big Changes

We’re going to be seeing some changes for the Landmark complex, located from 13th to 11th Streets between Harney and Farnam. The building that is now a bit of a

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