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First-Time Home Buyers Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) Grant

First-Time Home Buyers Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) Grant

Envisioning your dream home is easy, but figuring out how to finance it is usually what keeps it from coming true. Here is some good news – the FHLB Grant program can help you achieve homeownership. First-time homebuyers (or anyone who has not owned a home in the past 3 years) can be eligible to receive up to $7,500 in grant money to cover down payment and closing costs through Core Bank.

Home Health Pulse During Heart Month

Home Health Pulse During Heart Month

February is Heart Month and it’s a good time to check your home health pulse. Some questions to ask yourself are your short and long-term personal goals, look at your current home equity and how best to use it, and review the term of your mortgage.

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Extreme winter weather can leave neighborhoods and communities without power or other public services for long periods of time. It is a smart idea to prepare your home for such winter weather emergencies as well as cold weather throughout the season that can cause minor issues or even evolve into larger problems.

Fall in Love with Your Home

Fall in Love with Your Home

Colder temperatures and the changing color of leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is here. It is an excellent time to do seasonal maintenance and updates to keep your home in tip-top condition.

Buying a House Doesn’t Have to Be a Nightmare

Buying a House Doesn’t Have to Be a Nightmare

While interest rates are a big consideration when buying a home, you don’t want to waste away and become a skeleton while waiting as there are other important factors to consider. This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. With both mortgage rates and rent prices rising, which makes the “rent or buy?” question trickier and purchasing a home possibly a “scarier” season than ever.

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