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28 07, 2021

Congratulations, Officer Kristin King!

2021-07-27T18:52:50+00:00July 28th, 2021|First-Time Home Buyers, Homeowner Tips, Industry Knowledge|

Congratulations, Officer Kristin King of the West Point GA Police Department! Officer Kristin King has been recognized as our July 2021 #NAO for demonstrating hard work, determination in achieving lifelong goals, and proving how moms can truly do it all! [...]

27 07, 2021

Why The HELPER Act Is Important

2021-07-26T19:12:45+00:00July 27th, 2021|First-Time Home Buyers, Homeowner Tips, Industry Knowledge|

On May 13th 2021, Representatives John Rutherford (FL-04), Al Lawson (FL-05), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and John Katko (NY-24) introduced the “Homes for Every Local Protect, Educator, and Responder Act,” HELPER Act of 2021, to Congress. This Act proposes a [...]

26 07, 2021

Benefits of Homeownership: Non-Financial Factors

2021-07-23T20:00:48+00:00July 26th, 2021|First-Time Home Buyers, Homeowner Tips, Industry Knowledge|

If you’re tired of renting, but not sure if you’re ready to purchase a home yet, there are some financial and non-financial factors to consider when making your decision to purchase a house. Aside from building equity and investing in [...]

23 07, 2021

Curb Appeal: Summer Edition

2021-07-26T17:03:06+00:00July 23rd, 2021|First-Time Home Buyers, Homeowner Tips, Industry Knowledge|

Did you know that your curb appeal could affect the value of your home? With simple upgrades or exterior renovations, your home’s value could be maximized and sold at a higher price in today’s booming seller’s market. Keep reading for [...]

22 07, 2021

Student Loans and Homeownership, Listen Up!

2021-07-21T19:35:25+00:00July 22nd, 2021|First-Time Home Buyers, Home Buying, Industry Knowledge|

Homeownership and education are both directly correlated to wealth. In the past, however, student loans could restrict a borrower from a mortgage. The Biden administration is seeking to change federal mortgage lending rules to provide better opportunities in acquiring a [...]

19 07, 2021

VA Loans: Buying a Home as a Veteran

2021-07-16T16:03:41+00:00July 19th, 2021|Home Buying, Industry Knowledge, News|

A VA loan is a mortgage loan issued by private lenders for military borrowers. Currently, VA loans are the most substantial loan options available. If you or someone you know qualifies, here is a look at how VA loans work. [...]

15 07, 2021

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy a House?

2021-07-15T12:49:57+00:00July 15th, 2021|Home Buying, Industry Knowledge, News|

Credit scores can be a confusing and misunderstood topic. In broad, a good credit score is ideal to qualify for a mortgage. However, different types of loans require different credit scores. Let us discuss what exactly a credit score is [...]

12 07, 2021

A Subtle Financial Hack – Paying Your Mortgage Biweekly!

2021-07-08T17:50:54+00:00July 12th, 2021|Home Buying, Industry Knowledge, News|

If you want to reap more financial benefits while only making a subtle change, paying your mortgage biweekly (every two weeks) may be the adjustment you need. Most homeowners currently have a monthly mortgage payment, consisting of some principal and [...]

8 07, 2021

Mortgage Executive Magazine Recognizes DML Employees as Top 1% Originators

2021-07-08T16:25:26+00:00July 8th, 2021|Home Buying, Industry Knowledge, News|

Congratulations to our Direct Mortgage Loans Branch Managers and Loan Officers who have been recognized by Mortgage Executive Magazine as the Top 1% of Originators in the county! This is a huge accomplishment, and we are so proud of your [...]