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Save Big on VA Home Loans

Save Big on VA Home Loans

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has announced that they are reducing the funding fee on VA loans. The fee change will impact VA loans that close after April 7, 2023.  Purchases, construction loans and cash out refinances backed by the VA will all benefit...

Mortgage 101: Navigating Divorce

Mortgage 101: Navigating Divorce

When a marriage ends in divorce it can be an emotional and complicated time. According to the CDC 34% of married women over 20 years old and 33% of married men over 20 years old have been divorced. The decision to end a marriage is the first of many that need to be...

2023 Loan Limits Announced

2023 Loan Limits Announced

What are Loan Limits? Loan limits are set by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and they determine the maximum amount of cash a homebuyer can borrow and obtain a conforming loan. Loan limits apply to both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac which are two government...

Legacy Mortgage: Now Licensed in Maine

Legacy Mortgage: Now Licensed in Maine

Legacy Mortgage Announces Maine License Legacy Mortgage is proud to announce that they have obtained their company mortgage loan originator license in Maine. Maine is the most recent state the mortgage company will now offer their lending services. They are currently...

Escrow 101

Escrow 101

What are Escrows? When you are buying a home you will hear escrows discussed throughout the loan process. By definition an escrow is when money is held by a third party until it needs to be used to complete a certain condition. During the home buying process deposits...

PMI: The Who, What, When, Why & How

PMI: The Who, What, When, Why & How

Historically it has been believed that you need a 20% down payment to buy a home. This qualification can be limiting to say the least and with home prices on the rise it can seem nearly impossible to save up that size down payment. Thankfully today home buyers can...

VA Home Loans: Dispelling Common Myths

VA Home Loans: Dispelling Common Myths

The VA Home loan is well know by veterans and mortgage professionals however only 9% of 25 million veterans have taken advantage of the VA home loan.  VA Home loans are offered exclusively to our nations veterans, active duty members and reservists. Understanding the...