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May Home Financing: Why Some Homebuyers Aren’t Waiting for Lower Rates

May Home Financing: Why Some Homebuyers Aren’t Waiting for Lower Rates

Summer is right around the corner, and so is the time of year when more of us think of buying or selling a home. However, inflation is still hanging around, which means that the interest rate cuts expected this year haven’t yet happened. Since lower rates can increase a home budget, waiting for them can make a big difference, especially for first-time homebuyers who often struggle to find an affordable home.

Is Mortgage Refinancing Worth It?

Is Mortgage Refinancing Worth It?

Wondering how refinancing your home can save you money? Core Bank is committed to helping you find the best interest and monthly mortgage rates to fit your lifestyle. When you choose to go through mortgage refinancing, you essentially trade your old mortgage in for a new one with more favorable terms.

Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

2024 may be your year to buy a home! As mortgage rates have soared, people who already own homes have been reluctant to sell. If you’re getting ready to buy a home, it’s exciting to jump a few steps ahead and think about moving in and making it your own. Before you get too far down the path, there are some key things to keep in mind.

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

We are highly dependent on electricity and use a lot of energy to keep our homes warm during the winter and cool during the summer. Heating and cooling costs are some of the most expensive bills that we pay throughout the year and there has been an issue that people have complained about.

Liliana Marquez Joins Core Bank Mortgage Team

Liliana Marquez Joins Core Bank Mortgage Team

Core Bank is pleased to announce the addition to the Core Bank mortgage team with Liliana Marquez, a Bilingual Mortgage Loan Originator. Liliana has five years of mortgage experience and joined Core Bank in September 2023. Fluent in Spanish and English, Liliana is dedicated to making the home-buying journey go as smoothly and as enjoyable as possible for her clients. She is passionate about educating her clients to find the best program to fit their needs.

Take On High Rates with a Buydown

Take On High Rates with a Buydown

When you’re ready to obtain a mortgage loan, there is actually something you can do to ensure your mortgage payments are more manageable in the future. A buydown mortgage is a financing technique that allows a borrower to obtain a lower interest rate.

Nebraska Mortgage Association Recognizes Core Bank Mortgage Lenders

Nebraska Mortgage Association Recognizes Core Bank Mortgage Lenders

Core Bank is proud of the mortgage team members who were recognized by the Nebraska Mortgage Association (NMA) as qualifying members of the organization’s Champions Circle. The award winners were honored at the NMA’s Fall Conference held September 20 at The Younes Conference Center in Kearney, NE. Core Bank’s team of lenders are committed to helping you achieve your dreams, whether you’re ready to buy, build or refinance your home.

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