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Category Archives for Home Buying

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Seattle Jumbo Mortgage

When it comes to living in a high-cost area like Seattle, a conforming loan isn't always an option. The average price for a home in Seattle is $777,000. This average is subject to fluctuations throughout

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How Millennial Home Buyers Can Get Help With Their Down Payment

Owning your own home has always been a big part of the American dream. This can be seen in the fact that home ownership rates in the US are so high. Since the 1960s, a solid 60% or more of the population

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How to Lower Your Monthly Mortgage Payment

Buying a home is one of your biggest investments. The majority of mortgage applications are written for 30-year terms. At the start of the loan, the majority of your payment will go towards interest.After

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Top 10 Mortgage Questions You Should Ask Your Broker

65% of American homeowners have a mortgage. If you're considering buying property, it's likely that you'll also have to get a home loan — particularly if you're a first-home buyer.Working with a mortgage

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Down-Payment 101: How Much Cash Do You Need to Buy a House?

Buying a home is one of life's major expenses. That's why most people borrow money in the form of a mortgage. A mortgage is a long-term loan for the total cost of the property.Mortgages usually require

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2018 Seattle Washington Home Buyers Guide

Becoming a homeowner is a major step in life. It’s also a major decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you’re looking to buy a home in Seattle Washington, here’s how to get best financial

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ARM v. Fixed Mortgage: Which is Right For You?

Buying a house is no small undertaking. It takes time and consideration--not just what house you want to buy but where you want to buy, what you can afford, and what kind of mortgage you should get.And

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Ultimate Seattle Mortgage Loan Documents Checklist

With over 3.1 million housing units (as of July 2017) and a 62.4% homeownership rating, it's easy to see that Washingtonians still consider owning a home as part of their dream.There's also the

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4 Easy Steps for Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

That 30-year mortgage sounded great at the time, right? Now you're looking into the future and thinking about how old you'll be in 30 years. Do you really want to be paying off the same mortgage until

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