Better Lending Blog
Getting a mortgage, especially for first-time homebuyers, can be an intimidating experience. We certainly don’t want that. In addition to having an experienced staff that will expertly guide you throughout the process, our blog is another reference for you to check out so you can prepare. Check out our blogs here.
What is private mortgage insurance and why do I need it?
You may be required to take out a private mortgage insurance policy we'll explain what private mortgage insurance is.
Where Do I Begin Preparing for a Mortgage Application?
Being prepared can help move along the mortgage application process more smoothly and efficiently. Learn what you should do first.
Why Mortgage Payments Change
When your mortgage payment changes you may not be able to figure out what caused the change. Learn why your payment may have changed.
How Are Escrow Accounts Related to Mortgages
If you are exploring all the possibilities of buying a home and securing a mortgage escrow accounts are an important tool for borrowers.
Glossary of Mortgage Terms pt. 2
Part 2 of our glossary of mortgage terms explains some of the most common concepts associated with mortgages.
Key Mortgage Terms pt. 1
We cover the most common terms associated with securing a mortgage to help you have a greater understanding of the application process.
What do Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have to do with mortgages?
When starting to research getting a mortgage by learning the difference between Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
How to Calculate What an Affordable Home Is
When looking at how to calculate what an affordable home is, the first step is estimating what your principal and interest would be.
Mortgage Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval
When thinking about pre-qualification vs pre-approval it's about following all the application procedures for first-time homebuyers.
Factors That Affect Your Interest Rate
First-time home buyers may have an idea of what will affect their interest rate as they apply for a mortgage but may not see all the factors.
Mistakes Borrowers Make Part 2
When you apply for a mortgage there are many mistakes borrowers can make such as getting a new credit card, learn how you can avoid mistakes.
Mistakes Borrowers Make Part 1
Avoiding these common mistakes will help you get through the process as quickly as possible when applying for a mortgage.
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