10 Commandments of Getting a Mortgage

10 Commandments of Getting a Mortgage

Once you receive your pre-approval or conditional approval, it can be easy to think that you are in the clear. However, there are a few key things to avoid during the process of applying for a mortgage, particularly during the approval process. Here are the 10...
Picking the Right (Loan Officer) One

Picking the Right (Loan Officer) One

Deciding to purchase a home is a big step for anyone, especially when it comes to finding the right financing. You are making a decision that will impact your finances for a number of years, so it is important to partner with someone who can understand your needs as...
Housing Market Continues to Grow in Colorado Springs

Housing Market Continues to Grow in Colorado Springs

My family has grown with the addition of a puppy. Now for those of you who have ever raised a dog from puppyhood, you understand that there is that period where you have to learn what distracts your puppy. Let’s face it, without distractions, you cannot get anything...
The Benefits of Pre-Approval for Your Mortgage

The Benefits of Pre-Approval for Your Mortgage

When it comes to purchasing the right house, the search can be a long one to find the right mix of space, neighborhood, and price. With the market in Colorado Springs still dealing with a tight inventory, you need every advantage available to secure your next home...
What Costs Can Be Rolled Into My Mortgage?

What Costs Can Be Rolled Into My Mortgage?

When it comes to purchasing a home, there are a variety of costs that are associated buying a home beyond just the purchase price. There are fees for attorneys, appraisal costs, home inspections, title insurance, any taxes that may be due, and the fees associated with...
Closing Costs: What’s Included?

Closing Costs: What’s Included?

Buying a new home can be an exciting prospect. Financing that home can mean reading through multiple pages of loan documents, trying to understand what you are obligated to pay, what is part of your loan, and what the seller is responsible for. When it comes to...