605, 2019

When to Use a Broker Like Integrity First Lending

May 6th, 2019|

Why would you want to use a broker for your home loan? It would be easy to just run to your nearest bank or credit union. But this may not be the best way to get a loan that is created just for you. Like everything else, there are good loans and bad loans. Lenders are really investors in your [...]

2904, 2019

Save More Money When Getting an Investment Loan

April 29th, 2019|

Becoming an investor in real estate is a great way to make a “long term” profit in today’s real estate market. But getting a loan with current lending standards can be out of the reach of most investors. An investment property, one that you don’t live in but rent out, is a great way to build money for the [...]

2204, 2019

The Power of Being a First-Time Home Buyer

April 22nd, 2019|

There is great power in being a first-time home buyer, even though you may not feel like it. For starters, you have access to special loan programs that can help you close a loan more quickly and less expensively than if you had already purchased a home before. In first-time mortgage loans, you can expect benefits like lower down [...]

804, 2019

Make More Money With Your Real Estate Investment

April 8th, 2019|

You invest in real estate to make money. The best investments are those that make the greatest amount of money with the least amount of effort. So you want to put a value on the time you spend managing your investment as well as the money you put into it. How do you make more with your investment? First [...]

2503, 2019

How to Reduce or Eliminate Mortgage Insurance

March 25th, 2019|

Whether you’re looking to refinance your current mortgage or you’re looking for a new loan, you need to know about private mortgage insurance (PMI) and how it affects you. PMI is a privately secured insurance that is required on conventional loans with less than 20% equity in the property. This insurance protects the lender against any loss if the [...]

1103, 2019

5 Simple Ways to Get Higher Appraisals

March 11th, 2019|

Years of building up equity in your home can work in your favor. Before you get ready to call your broker and get your new home upgrade or refinance started, you want to get the most out of your equity. That means getting the best appraisal. An appraiser is a third party that will give an unbiased opinion of [...]