Your Credit Score: What is it, and What Does it Mean?

You probably know that in order to obtain a good interest rate on your mortgage, you need to have a good credit score. That’s why you should know what your credit score is, understand what it means, and if...

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Mortgage Approved? Keep it That Way! Avoid these Costly Mistakes

Congratulations! Your offer on your dream home has been accepted and your mortgage application has been approved.  Time to kick back, visit Potterybarn.com and start ordering truckloads of new furniture, right? Not so fast. Keep in mind that your lender will...

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Should I get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage? What’s the difference?

Often when first time homebuyers start looking for their home, one of the first questions they encounter is, should I get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage?  And often, they are not entirely sure of the difference between the...

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