By |June 24th, 2019|Tips & Advice|

Mobile devices – such as smartphones and tablets – allow you to shop and bank online, keep in touch with friends and potentially control your home security from anywhere. Being such an important part of your digital life, keeping your mobile devices secure at all times is an essential task. Knowing their importance, criminals will [...]

Get Your Home Summer Ready

By |May 31st, 2019|Life At Home, Tips & Advice|

Is your home ready for warmer temperatures and all summer has to offer? From pests to party guests, make sure your home is ready for any and all occasions with our help. Warmer Temperatures Don’t get caught off guard during the summer months. Be sure to make these inspections and changes to ensure you and [...]


By |May 23rd, 2019|Tips & Advice|

If you’re ready for the commitment, you bet! Yes. Buying a home is a big decision. A big commitment, too. But if you think it through, clearly understand your financial situation, and you’re ready for the short- and long-term responsibilities, it can be one of the most rewarding decisions you’ll ever make. If you’re not [...]

What Determines Your Buying Power?

By |December 28th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

So, you’ve decided to purchase your first home! That’s so exciting! With financial awareness and a trusted loan expert by your side, your dream home doesn’t need to be a dream anymore – it can be real and within reach. There’s a few things you need to determine before you’re ready to take the leap [...]

Your Essential Home Shopping Checklist

By |December 6th, 2018|Home Loans, Life At Home, Tips & Advice|

Finally made the decision to go from renter to first-time home buyer? How exciting! The days of worrying about your upstairs neighbors or not having enough closet space will soon be behind you. If you haven’t started thinking of what exactly you want in a house, we’ve put together a list of starters that will [...]


By |November 20th, 2018|Life At Home, Tips & Advice|

There’s nothing like being home for the holidays! The season is filled with family, friends, traditions and lots of yummy food. Chances are, you’re opening your doors to house guests this holiday season for parties, family get-togethers or hosting a dinner or two. Being the host with the most and welcoming guests with open arms [...]


By |October 17th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

You’ve decided to make the leap and buy your first home. That’s great! Now that you’ve made your decision, you may be realizing that there’s a lot that goes into buying a house: things like interest rates, down payments and credit scores may be buzzing around in your head. If you’re not sure where to start, [...]

Understanding the Financial Benefits of Homeownership

By |August 25th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

Homeownership marks one of the biggest milestones in life for many people. It can also be one of the most intimidating and stressful experiences, especially for first-time home buyers. But there are some definite perks to owning a home, and some extra benefits that await first-time homebuyers. If you’re purchasing your first home, here’s what [...]

Remodeling on a Budget: How to Stick to Your Goals

By |August 25th, 2018|Home Loans, Remodeling, Tips & Advice|

A home remodel could make the difference between selling your current home, or staying in the home you love. Remodels typically serve one or a combination of the following purposes: to improve functionality of the home, to update the look to the latest styles and design trends, to increase sale value, improve structural integrity or [...]

Prep Your Bank Account to Buy a Home in 2018

By |February 27th, 2018|Tips & Advice|

7 Simple Tips To Set You Up For Home Buying Success Is 2018 your year to buy a home? If you’ve made the decision to purchase a house this year, your work is just getting started. Homeownership is likely the biggest investment you’ll make in your life. It’s a huge commitment – and a costly [...]