Home Financing

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The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

Kevin Brierton - 1.24.2023 If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple...
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Pre-Approval in 2023: What You Need To Know

Kevin Brierton - 1.19.2023 One of the first steps in your home-buying journey is getting pre-approved. To...
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These 3 Tips Can Improve Your Credit Score by up to 30% 

Source: Momentifi THESE 3 TIPS CAN IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE BY UP TO 30% Your balance-to-limit...
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Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

Kevin Brierton - 1.17.2023 Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation....
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Avoid the Rental Trap in 2023

Kevin Brierton - 1.4.2023 If you’re a renter, you likely face an important decision every...
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Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

Kevin Brierton - 1.3.2023 If you’re getting ready to buy your first home, you’re likely...
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What is a home equity line of credit (HELOC)?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a type of loan that allows you...
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Applying For a Mortgage? Here’s What You Should Avoid Once You Do.

Kevin Brierton - 12.28.2022 While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating after you’ve applied for your...
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Financial Fundamentals for First-Time Homebuyers

Kevin Brierton - 12.26.2022 Are you prepping to buy your first home? If so, one...
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Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

Kevin Brierton - 12.19.2022 Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market...
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You May Have More Negotiation Power When You Buy a Home Today

Kevin Brierton - 12.14.2022 Did the frequency and intensity of bidding wars over the past...
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Key Advantages of Buying a Home Today

Kevin Brierton - 12.7.2022 There’s no doubt buying a home today is different than it was over...
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Prioritizing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer in Today’s Market

Kevin Brierton - 12.5.2022 There’s no denying mortgage rates are higher now than they were last year....
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What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership

Kevin Brierton - 12.1.2022 If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your...
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3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

Kevin Brierton - 11.29.2022 If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the...
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What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

Kevin Brierton - 11.23.2022 If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle...
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Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

Kevin Brierton - 11.21.2022 This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing...
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More People Are Finding the Benefits of Multigenerational Households Today

Kevin Brierton - 11.17.2022 If you’re thinking of buying a home and living with siblings,...
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Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

Kevin Brierton - 11.14.2022 Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw...
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VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership

Kevin Brierton - 11.10.2022 For over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided...