Firtst-Time Homeowners

Should You Buy a House During the Holidays?

home decorated for holidays

If you’re currently in the market for a new home, you may be wondering if you should wait until after the holidays to buy. While spring and summer tend to see the bulk of home sales, it doesn’t mean they’re the best times to buy a house. Take a minute to explore the pros and cons of buying a house around the holidays.

Why Do Mortgage Lenders Need So Much Information?

man getting paperwork ready for his mortgage lender

If you’re in the process of applying for a mortgage, you may be asking yourself—why does my mortgage lender need to know so much about me? 

Extensive research into the financial, personal and credit history of home loan applicants is standard. Every home lender will request similar information for processing the loan. However, you may still be wondering why lenders are so nosy? 

Mistakes First-Time Homeowners Make

Avoid these common first-time homeowners mistakes.

Are you a renter thinking about buying your first house? Making the decision to buy your first home is a big step on your path towards financial success, but the whole process can seem daunting. You may have watched friends or family members make mistakes when buying a house and want to make sure the same doesn’t happen to you. Here are some of the most common mistakes first-time homeowners make and how to avoid them.