Pre-Qualifying For A Loan Vs. Loan Pre-Approval

Pre-Qualifying For A Loan Vs. Loan Pre-Approval

Having your financing squared away when you start looking for a home puts you in a stronger position for negotiation. Still, many home buyers are confused by the terms pre-qualification and pre-approval. While the terms sound similar, they aren’t the same thing....
What to Expect at Closing

What to Expect at Closing

The last step for most homebuyers before they move into their new home is the mortgage closing. This is a meeting where the home’s buyer and seller sign the documentation necessary to close the mortgage and officially transfer ownership of the house to its new...
Organizational Tips for Your Home from Kitchen through Garage

Organizational Tips for Your Home from Kitchen through Garage

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell – or to Simply Enjoy! Is your home a haven or a cluttered mess? It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the daily mail or the supplies you use to cook dinner, but you need organized spaces. Whether you’re prepping your home for sale...
What is a Co-Borrower and a Non-Occupying Co-Borrower

What is a Co-Borrower and a Non-Occupying Co-Borrower

When you pre-qualify for a mortgage, having a co-borrower on the loan can be helpful. But what is a co-borrower, and does the co-borrower have to live with you? Here is a closer look at how co-borrowers work and how you can use one to help improve your loan acceptance...
Top Design Trends In the Mid-Atlantic For 2021

Top Design Trends In the Mid-Atlantic For 2021

If you’re planning to buy a home in the Mid-Atlantic in the next year, you want to make sure you’re purchasing a wise investment. One thing that can help is understanding current design trends. Here are some hot trends in the Mid-Atlantic area that you...
Top 10 Ways to Increase the Equity in Your Home

Top 10 Ways to Increase the Equity in Your Home

Your home is one of your largest investments, and the equity in your home is something you can potentially tap into if you need cash in the future. If you need to build that equity quickly, these 10 tips may help you do so. 1. Increase the Curb Appeal Curb appeal may...