A home appraisal plays an essential role in any purchase or refinance transaction. When a lender evaluates a loan application the lender actually issues...

Just like a lender never issues a mortgage with the full intent to later foreclose, couples don’t get married with the intent to later...

The concept of private mortgage insurance first came about in 1958 when an insurance policy was created specifically addressed to help those who would...

Are you exploring the option of buying and financing a manufactured home? If you are, you’re not alone. Today, there are more than 10 million...

There have been some gradual rumblings in the mortgage industry but the released data seems a bit too small to make any news by...

We certainly realize the mortgage process can be a bit confusing at times and we really didn’t mean for the process to be that...

Real estate in any region is rarely in what is referred to as “equilibrium.” Equilibrium states that neither a buyer nor seller has the...

Sometimes in the dead of winter, homeowners start to think of making some changes to their home. Just to freshen up the place and...

Okay, we admit it. The mortgage industry certainly has more than its fair share of acronyms such as CAIVRS. In addition to using our...

There is a loan program that’s somewhat under-utilized and it really shouldn’t be. It’s the USDA home loan program and while it’s not the...