First things first — what is an investment property? It’s property that you own to generate rental income or profit upon resale. And oftentimes, getting a mortgage on an investment property is a little different than securing a home loan for a personal or primary house.
There’s a lot of practical reasons to pay off your house but how do you do it? And how do you know if you’re paying off your house in the quickest way possible?
As a repeat home buyer, things can get a little trickier for you since most of the time you’ll need to sell your current home while you look to purchase a new one. This tends to add a layer of stress to the home buying process that first-time home buyers don’t experience.
Your home is probably your largest asset and your mortgage payment is more than likely one of your largest expenses each month. When looking at these numbers do you feel like your monthly mortgage payments are too high? If so, here’s a few ways to lower your monthly payments on a house.
Buying your first home is exciting. At Churchill Mortgage, we want you to have a home loan that you feel good about today while also looking at your long-term financial goals. We also think it’s important for you to know all about the process of buying a house and what to expect along the way.
During the home buying process you’ll hear the term “escrow” quite a bit (or “impounds” if you’re in California or Hawaii), so it’s important to know what this term means for you once you close on your home and the property becomes officially yours!
You may be thinking about buying a home, possibly your very first one. But how do you know if it makes sense for you, or if you're just better off renting? If you're being priced out of your current rental property, you probably have some big decisions to make very soon. Let's dive right in and help you figure out which option is best for you with our Mortgage Mashup!
Hiring a contractor for your home remodeling project is a huge step and often a substantial investment. Your house will never look the same, and you’re placing your trust in strangers who’ll be temporarily setting up shop in your home. It’s absolutely worth the preparation, time and energy it takes to get it right!
We recently spoke with Bob Lotich of SeedTime (a popular finance blog and podcast) who has a refreshingly similar take on finances as we do here at Churchill Mortgage. In fact, we’re the only mortgage company that encourages debt-free homeownership, which Bob has always placed as a priority too.
Wealth only happens through intentional spending and saving. Let’s cover the basics of budgeting and how you can pinpoint a house payment that works for you to ensure you’re not getting in over your head.
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