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First-Time Homebuyer

Posted: 7/23/2021 | Read Time: 4min

What is a Good Credit Score

Interested in buying a home? Learn about credit score basics: the financial factors, how it affects mortgage interest rates and how to monitor your credit score.

Posted: 7/22/2021 | Read Time: 4min

How to Check Your Credit Score

We’ll walk you through how to check your credit score, from why it matters, what financial factors drive it up or down and how to stay on top of it all.

Posted: 7/13/2021 | Read Time: 2min

Wyndham Capital Surveys America on the Basics of Mortgages

  The majority of Americans – despite soaring home prices, lack of inventory and increasing rates – still consider homeownership a wise investment, and one-third are likely to purchase a home this year. According to a survey conducted by Atomik Research for Wyndham Capital Mortgage, more than half of the respondents (58 percent) believe they

Posted: 6/11/2021 | Read Time: 5min

6 Things LGBTQ+ Couples May Consider Before Buying a Home

LGBTQ+ couples who want to buy a home could still face a number of hurdles that make the process challenging. Skeptical? Consider a 2020 report from the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals which shows that 46 percent of LGBTQ+ renters fear they’ll face discrimination when buying a home. That’s troubling considering

Posted: 2/22/2021 | Read Time: 3min

Tips for Saving Up for Your First Home

Interested in buying a new home? Becoming a homeowner is a rewarding yet costly endeavor. To make sure you are in a strong financial position to strike when the time comes, first learn how to buy a house. Then follow these tips for how to save money for a house.

Posted: 2/22/2021 | Read Time: 2min

Understanding How to Estimate a Mortgage Payment

Picture this: you’ve decided you want to buy your dream home. So you hop online to start your search. You filter the results and put in your top requirements: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a decent lot size in your favorite neighborhood. Lo and behold, you found it. The home of your dreams. But, is it