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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I Just Bought a House, Now What? Getting all the “stuff”

When we first purchased our house, we thought we had a good handle on everything that home ownership included.  We had previously owned condos and felt our experience would serve us well.  Sure, we knew there would be a...

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