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Mar 23 2017

FHA loans are one of the most common types of mortgages, especially for first time home buyers, and those without enough money available for a down payment. Backed and insured by the Federal Housing Administration, these loans allow borrowers to buy a home with a lower down payment and generous terms. FHA loans are some… Continue Reading FHA Loans: Your Complete Introductory Guide

Mar 20 2017

If you’re thinking about buying your first home, you have much to look forward to. In addition to being an excellent investment, owning a home provides you with stability, comfort, and privacy. While many US housing markets are increasingly unaffordable for first-time homebuyers, there are exceptions, and Bankrate recently ranked the top five most affordable… Continue Reading The Top Five Most Affordable States for First-time Homebuyers

Feb 7 2017

There is nothing quite like homeownership. You have a chance to buy a place you love, decorate it as you please, and also make an investment into your financial future. But if you’ve ever looked into buying a home, you have probably heard experts saying that you need at least 20% of the value of… Continue Reading Don’t Have a 20% Down Payment? No Problem

Dec 6 2016

Buying your first home is one of your biggest life decisions, and it’s important to be prepared. Here are some things you can do to get ready: Make sure you have good credit To secure a low interest rate on your first mortgage, you’re going to need good credit. This means you should always pay… Continue Reading Buying your first home in 2017? Start preparing now!

Oct 21 2016

Thinking about buying your first home? Congratulations! Open Mortgage can work with you every step of this empowering and life-changing process. If you’re like most people, you’ll need a mortgage to purchase your first home. A mortgage is a loan from a bank or mortgage lender that helps you finance your home purchase. But before… Continue Reading Three Important Tips for First-time Homebuyers

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