• Don’t Be Credit Score Driven

    Don’t Be Credit Score Driven

    September 17, 2019

    “What is the minimum credit score needed to get a mortgage loan?” “What credit score does someone need to qualify?” “Is a certain credit score needed to get a mortgage?” “What credit score does someone need to buy a house? Potential homebuyers, who do not feel confident with their credit scores, are simply not applying […]

  • Getting a Mortgage on A Second Home

    Getting a Mortgage on A Second Home

    August 9, 2019

    If you have ever thought about owning a place where friends and family can gather, or just a place to unwind and getaway, you’ve also thought about what it takes to finance that second home. First off, don’t let the term “second home mortgage” scare you. We can work with you to make this dream […]

  • I’m New in Town, Can I Get a Mortgage?

    I’m New in Town, Can I Get a Mortgage?

    June 5, 2019

    Relocating and buying a house in a new city doesn’t have to be a daunting task when you work with the right Realtor and Lender who can help you pre-plan.  To ensure you have an easy move, we have compiled some helpful tips, so you can better prepare for your upcoming move. The same basic […]

  • Your Guide to Homeownership

    Your Guide to Homeownership

    April 12, 2019

    One of the very first-steps towards homeownership is taking a solid look at finances and reaching out to a local lender. It is always exciting to hit the ground running to begin the home search, but there are a few tasks to cross off your list before you make that big Grand Rapids real estate […]

  • From the Bank of Mom & Dad

    From the Bank of Mom & Dad

    October 16, 2018

    You’re looking to buy a home, but the down payment and closing costs are a bit more than what you have saved. The most common way that first-time home buyers make up the difference between what they have and what they need? Mom and Dad to the rescue! Many first-time home buyers turn to the […]

  • Our Best Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in 2023

    Our Best Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in 2023

    July 23, 2018

    If you are, or are about to be a first-time home buyer, there are a couple mortgage tips you need to keep in mind, and use, in order to have the smoothest loan process possible! Knowledge is power and the more information you have in your home buying arsenal as a first time home buyer the […]

  • The Link Between Homeownership and Happiness

    The Link Between Homeownership and Happiness

    May 22, 2018

    According to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS® based on research from government, industry and academia, home ownership has a significant impact on your overall quality of life. According to the NAR’s research, homeownership benefits the home owner and their families! Home owners… Have better health, both physically and psychologically Build a […]

  • Debunking Interest Rate Myths Through Facts

    Debunking Interest Rate Myths Through Facts

    April 9, 2018

    There’s a lot of hype these days about interest rates climbing, but the truth is mortgage rates are the lowest they have been in decades. There is no need to panic—the housing market in Michigan is strong and getting stronger. Our high standard of living in Michigan is due to the fact that we only […]