10 Tips on How to Save for a Down Payment
Saving for a down payment on a home can be daunting, but it's an essential step in becoming a homeowner. A down payment not only helps you secure a ...
Posted by Jennifer Smith on January 10, 2023
How Soon Can I Buy A House After Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is a legal process allowing individuals to have their debts forgiven or reorganized to get a fresh financial start. While bankruptcy can ...
Posted by Jennifer Smith on January 4, 2023
How to Get Your Finances in Order Before You Start House Hunting
When it comes to buying a home in the St. Louis area, the sooner you prepare, the better off you will likely be. Thinking about your finances well ...
Posted by Beth Carr on May 26, 2022
Understanding the Different Types of Mortgage Loans [INFOGRAPHIC]
Every home buyer is unique. Luckily, there are many mortgage loan options out there to help meet the varying needs of each home buyer in the Greater ...
Posted by Beth Carr on May 19, 2022
How to Improve Your Credit Score [INFOGRAPHIC]
When you begin to think about buying your next home in the St. Louis area, you want to be sure that you have a solid credit score that will give you ...
Posted by Beth Carr on May 12, 2022
What is a Credit Score?
When it comes to buying a home, the better your credit score, the more likely you are to lock in a good interest rate on a mortgage. But what is a ...
Posted by Jennifer Clark on March 21, 2022
Why Every Home Buyer Needs a Pre-Approval Before Home Shopping
It is natural to get excited when you are shopping for a new home. Looking at houses online is a fun pastime for many people, even if they ...
Posted by Heather Weber on March 18, 2022
Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Mortgage Lender
When purchasing a home, the lender you work with can often make or break your home buying experience. There is so much to consider, especially if ...
Posted by Laura Dennigmann on February 15, 2022
Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage [Infographic]
One of the first steps in the home buying process is to consult with a mortgage lender about your financing options. When you know what you can ...
Posted by Beth Carr on January 13, 2022
8 Things You Should Know About the Appraisal Process
Once you are under contract to purchase a home, a critical step in the home-buying process is the home appraisal. A milestone of obtaining a ...
Posted by Laura Dennigmann on January 10, 2022
Mortgage Loan Application Checklist [Infographic]
Applying for a mortgage loan can be overwhelming, especially for first-time homebuyers. That doesn't mean preparing for the application process has ...
Posted by Beth Carr on April 7, 2021
Myth vs Fact: The Relationship Between Mortgage Rates and Home Prices
Borrowers have been enjoying historically low interest rates for quite some time. Everyone is in agreement that at some point, those rates ...
Posted by Heather Weber on November 4, 2019
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a ...
Posted by Jennifer Smith on November 4, 2019