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FHA Loan FAQs

FHA Loan FAQs

Those who are having difficulty qualifying for a traditional loan may be eligible for assistance from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Here are some FHA loan FAQs that we think you’ll find helpful: How does an FHA loan work? The FHA is only an insurer,...
How the Fed’s Hike Affects Mortgage Rates

How the Fed’s Hike Affects Mortgage Rates

If you are in the market for a new home, here are a few ways this rate hike may impact you in the future. You May Need To Adjust Your Budget Any increase in mortgage rates will be gradual. Even a small increase in mortgage rates, results in a higher monthly mortgage...
Preparing For A Mortgage

Preparing For A Mortgage

For most of us, buying a home is not possible without the help of a mortgage. Although some people are able to qualify for a mortgage immediately, others will need to prepare before they apply. When preparing for a mortgage, follow the tips below for the best results....
Home Loan Company | Winter Moving Tips

Home Loan Company | Winter Moving Tips

As a home loan company with offices in both Arizona and Illinois, we have a good handle on climate extremes. We definitely understand that moving from a warmer climate to one that has real winters, can be a shock to the system for the unprepared. The following tips...
Smart Home Buying Tips Around The Holidays

Smart Home Buying Tips Around The Holidays

‘Tis the season to spend big on your friends, family, and other loved ones. However, if you’re considering buying a home in the early part of next year or during the busy holiday season, take heed. It is important to curb your spending a bit before beginning the...
Home Finance | Options Over the Holidays

Home Finance | Options Over the Holidays

Buying a home during the holidays presents some unique challenges, but it can also gift you with great rewards. Before you start shopping for homes or exploring your home finance options, consider the issues below. Advantages of Buying Buying a home over the holidays...
Top 10 Mortgage Questions

Top 10 Mortgage Questions

If you are ready to buy your first home, it may seem like a complicated process, particularly when it comes to mortgages. While it is true that there is a lot to consider and understand, working with the right team can make all the difference. At Starboard Financial,...
How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

The best time to begin asking questions of your mortgage lender–such as how much mortgage can I afford?–is before you have your heart set on a home. This allows you to get an idea of your house-hunting budget and can help you understand the things that...
Home Mortgage Company | Reverse Mortgages

Home Mortgage Company | Reverse Mortgages

As a home mortgage company, your best interests are our best interests. With this in mind, we want to be available to help our clients make mortgage choices that are right for them. This can include seniors who are thinking about a reverse mortgage as a solution to...
Compare Mortgage Rates & Lenders

Compare Mortgage Rates & Lenders

Purchasing a home is one of the most significant and life-changing investments you will ever make. However, before you buy a home, you will most likely need to obtain a home mortgage. Mortgages vary considerably by lender and program, so you will want to compare...