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Overcoming the Down Payment Hurdle

Overcoming the Down Payment Hurdle

You're ready to buy a home, but the down payment seems like an insurmountable hurdle. Don't throw in the towel yet. It might be easier than you think.

The Top Misconceptions About Homebuying

The Top Misconceptions About Homebuying

While 2017 may have been the best year for housing in a decade, new data indicates several perceived barriers to homeownership.

The 4 Cs of Qualifying for a Mortgage

The 4 Cs of Qualifying for a Mortgage

Thinking about buying a home but not sure whether you qualify for a mortgage? Here's what lenders look for in a borrower.

When Should You Buy that Starter Home?

When Should You Buy that Starter Home?

While Spring is traditionally thought of as the peak season for buying a new home, those looking for a starter home should wait until the leaves start to fall.

3 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall

3 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall

Fall is a great time of the year with changing leaves, football, a bit of chill in the air, and - for homebuyers. Find out why.

Could a Manufactured Home Be Right for You?

Could a Manufactured Home Be Right for You?

Manufactured homes have improved a lot over time, and are an important source of housing across the country. In Kentucky, a new program can help get you ready to buy one.

Winter is Coming: Brighten Up!

Winter is Coming: Brighten Up!

Winter days ahead mean darker and shorter days for most. How can you brighten your home to balance the gray? Check out these solutions.

Mansion or Yurt: What Can You Afford?

Mansion or Yurt: What Can You Afford?

Dreaming of owning a home and wondering how much you can afford? You're not alone.

Be Wicked Smart About Identity Theft

Be Wicked Smart About Identity Theft

Join us in our final National Cyber Security Awareness Month post to learn how to keep yourself and your information secure.

Can You Skip the Property Appraisal?

Can You Skip the Property Appraisal?

You might be able to skip the traditional property appraisal. Talk to your loan officer to see if you qualify.

Let's Talk About 4, 8 and 13

Let's Talk About 4, 8 and 13

If you believe in superstitions and are looking to buy or sell a home, put aside the 4s and 13s and embrace the 8.

Be Wicked Smart About Phishing

Be Wicked Smart About Phishing

It's October AND National Cyber Security Month – be wicked smart.