Tips to be ready for the homebuying season

Tips to be ready for the homebuying season

Spring and summer are typically more active real estate seasons in the Upper Midwest. More homes come to the market, but more buyers are looking. Competition means you’ve got to be ready to move when the opportunity presents. Be prepared to find your dream home by...
What Happens During Mortgage Underwriting?

What Happens During Mortgage Underwriting?

Did you ever wonder what’s happening behind the scenes during mortgage underwriting? For many homeowners, securing the financing they need is essential to successfully purchase a home. Underwriting is an important step in your chosen mortgage lender’s...
The History of Mortgages in America

The History of Mortgages in America

Mortgage, an instrument that made the American dream of owning a home a reality for many. Did you know the concept of borrowing money for a home wasn’t commonplace until recently? Interested in learning about the history of mortgages in America and how it evolved over...
Buying a Condo vs. Buying a House

Buying a Condo vs. Buying a House

Believe it or not, buying a home or renting an apartment aren’t the only two options you have when it comes to finding a place of your own. Maybe buying a home and all the responsibilities that come with it isn’t the right move for you at the moment. Maybe...