Visual Indicators of Home Quality: Age, Cabinets, Appliances

For many who are in the market for a new home, one of the most important and exciting parts of this process is touring potential homes […]

Spouses and VA Loans: Credit, Income, Employment, Occupancy

In part one of this two-part blog series, we looked at VA loans (backed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs) and whether a spouse of […]

Spouses and VA Loans: Benefits and Presence on Loan

There are numerous benefits available to those who qualify for VA loans within the homebuying world, or loans backed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. […]

Meaning of the “Pending” Status for a Home

There are a few designations you may see for homes as you scour the market, and one of these that can confuse certain buyers in some […]

Determining Home Size: Space Type, Purpose, Ongoing Costs

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the important factors to evaluate when determining how large a home you should […]

Determining Home Size: Budget, Family Size, Time at Home

There are several major factors you may consider as you’re entering the housing market for a new home, and one of these in nearly every case […]

Variable Income and Mortgages: Credit, Down Payment, Forms

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on how those who earn variable incomes can still go about finding and purchasing […]

Variable Income and Mortgages: Documentation and DTI

If you’re one of a growing number of people in today’s “gig economy” who make money in variable or uneven ways, you may be wondering whether […]

Phoenix Private Mortgage Insurance: Basics and Types to Consider

There are a couple forms of insurance that may be a required part of the home purchasing and mortgage process, and one of these is known […]

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