Archive for the ‘First Time Home Buyer Loans’ Category

Buying a Home in the Triangle? You’re not Alone!

Are you and your family considering making your home in the Triangle? Whether it’s in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill or any of the surrounding areas, you’re not alone. Triangle homes for sale are quickly becoming more common. In a recent study published by ABC11, researchers looked at statistics that dated back 6.5 years to January […]

4 Considerations for Durham First Time Home Buyers

For Durham First Time Home Buyers… As a mortgage specialist who has been involved in the industry for several years, I know how stressed people can get when they’re buying their first home. Before you do anything else, you need to sit down and consider a few things. What are your goals for the long-term? […]

Durham Mortgage Broker vs. the SECU Credit Union?

A client referred his son and daughter-in-law, a new home buyer, to me to finance their first home. She had spoken with the SECU (State Employees Credit Union) and had what she thought was an excellent program and rate. She was calling me as a courtesy to her dad-in-law. After speaking and finding out her priorities, I gave her […]

Home Buyer Alert: Conventional 97 Mortgage Loans are ending Nov. 15th, 2013

Conventional 97 Mortgage Loans with 3% down payment are ending Nov. 15th, 2013 When it comes to your Durham mortgage, this means files must be run through Desktop Underwriter by this date. Buyers with minimum down payment should get all the details before waiting longer to purchase a home. FHA 3.5% down VS Conventional 97 with […]

Chapel Hill Mortgage Broker Tips for First Time Buyers in Durham

Here’s Chris and Lindsey Hirni after closing on their first home. Lindsey: We’re on camera so.