Real Estate

Mortgage Process 101

Mortgage Process 101

Familiarizing yourself with the mortgage process before looking for a home is a great idea. Knowing what to expect will help you plan ahead and make the whole process much easier. Let’s walk through it! Application As the first step, the application gives your loan...

Homebuyer Checklist

Homebuyer Checklist

Congratulations, your offer was accepted! This is definitely worth celebrating. But before you break out the champagne, here are 10 things to make sure are taken care of.

Tips for First Time Home Buyer Success

Tips for First Time Home Buyer Success

By Levi Walker, Mortgage Loan Originator Okay, so you are a first time home buyer and you’re tired of paying your landlords mortgage, couch surfing with friends, or ready to move out of your paternal basement. What do you do and where do you even begin?“Don’t I need...

Is now the right time to refinance?

Is now the right time to refinance?

By Chris Banyay, Mortgage Lending Manager, Core BankIf you’re looking for a way to lower your mortgage payments or get your home loan paid off faster, refinancing may be a good option. Refinancing involves swapping your existing mortgage for a new one with more...

Mortgage Options – Can you Buy Before You Sell?

By Scott Schulz, Vice President, Mortgage Lending, Core Bank One of the most common questions I receive from current home owners looking to upgrade, is finding a way to tap into their existing home equity when they wish or needing to close on a new home before selling...

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