• How To Get A Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

    How To Get A Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

    March 15, 2021

    It’s no secret that the economy and workforce are changing rapidly. There are currently 59 million Americans who are self-employed in some capacity, and the freelance economy is growing three times faster than the traditional workforce (Fortunly.com). As this aspect of the workforce and economy changes, we wanted to break down what it takes for […]

  • The Do’s & Don’ts of the Home Buying Process

    The Do’s & Don’ts of the Home Buying Process

    March 1, 2021

    Considering that 87 percent of recent buyers financed their homes, most home buyers are likely to get a mortgage at least once in their lives. Just because most people go through the process, doesn’t make it simple or intuitive (NAR, 2020). That’s where highly trained  Loan Officers come in – the one thing that people […]

  • Renting A Home or Apartment in Michigan

    Renting A Home or Apartment in Michigan

    February 19, 2021

    Renting can be a great step towards becoming a homeowner. It can teach you how to manage bills and give you some breathing room to save money for a down payment – renting can also give you the opportunity to live in an area before committing to purchasing a home there. However, depending on where […]

  • DACA Borrowers Are Now Eligible for FHA Financing!

    DACA Borrowers Are Now Eligible for FHA Financing!

    January 25, 2021

    The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that it is permitting DACA Individuals to be eligible for FHA Mortgage Loans. DACA individuals, also known as dreamers, are those who are undocumented but were brought into the U.S. before their 16th birthday and were under the age of 31 when the classification was created in 2012. Treadstone […]

  • Tips to Getting Your Offer Accepted

    Tips to Getting Your Offer Accepted

    January 20, 2021

    For the most update to date version of this blog, click here. “How is the housing market during the pandemic?” This is the number one question clients have been asking us for the past 9 months. Although the last year has seen a lot of change, the housing market – like the stock market has […]

  • Bridge Loan Video Reel

    Bridge Loan Video Reel

    December 11, 2020

    The Treadstone Bridge Loan was designed to help buyers “bridge” the gap between buying and financing a new home, and selling their current home.

  • COVID-19 and the Rise of Home Improvements

    COVID-19 and the Rise of Home Improvements

    December 7, 2020

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, most people have been forced to spend more time at home—a lot more time at home. Our homes have become our gyms, our offices, our daycares, our movie theatres, and often, our classrooms. As what we need from our homes evolves, many Americans have become quite dissatisfied with […]

  • Programs for First Time Homebuyers

    Programs for First Time Homebuyers

    November 4, 2020

    It’s the most terrifying, liberating, mind-boggling, rewarding, and fulfilling experience of your life. But don’t worry, we do this every day!

  • What is a VA Loan?

    What is a VA Loan?

    November 4, 2020

    Treadstone offers US Veterans and surviving spouses, our VA Mortgage to purchase a home with zero down payment, no mortgage insurance, all at competitive interest rates.

  • Conventional Mortgages

    Conventional Mortgages

    November 2, 2020

    So you want to buy a house? You probably know that you need to get a mortgage, but did you know that there are different types of mortgages? Different mortgage programs may offer different interest rates, mortgage insurance rules and regulations, credit and eligibility restrictions, and often times most important to buyers: down payment requirements. One […]