1. Hosting Thanksgiving in Your New Home? Here Are a Few Tips

    At Scout Mortgage, we know the unique joy of having a new home. More than just a place to lay your head at the end of the day, it’s a wonderful thing because it represents endless possibilities. It’s the place that you get to decorate in a way that brings you happiness. It’s where you’ll raise your children. It may even become the hub for family gatherings. With Thanksgiving just around th…Read More

  2. How to Plan for Home Improvement Projects

    When you’re planning to buy a home, you simply find the one that’s perfect, make an offer, close, and then move in, right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that easy. In fact, for many people, making the decision to buy a home involves a lot of consideration. What we mean by that is that the idea of “the perfect home” isn’t realistic for most people when they have a budget to stick to.  …Read More

  3. 3 Tips for Finding the Best Mortgage Broker

    There’s no doubt that buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make. Add in mortgage payments, moving equipment, new furniture, and everything else that you have to think about during the process, and frankly, it can all get a bit overwhelming. Needless to say, having the right mortgage broker can make all the difference in the world. After all, the broker you work w…Read More

  4. It’s Not Too Late to Look Into Refinancing

    If you’re a homeowner, chances are that you’ve heard a fair bit about how now is a great time to refinance. The good news? That’s still true! Although the big refinancing boom started earlier this summer, interest rates are still lower than they’ve been in quite some time. That means that even if you purchased your home less than a year ago, refinancing might make sense for you. In today…Read More

  5. A Few Things You Can Do to Improve Your Credit Score

    When it comes to getting a good interest rate for your mortgage, there are several factors that come into play. Chief among them, as you are probably aware, is your credit score. Needless to say, there are a handful of ways to improve your credit and even more ways to lower your credit score. It can all seem a little bit mysterious, but in today’s post, the team of mortgage brokers at Scout Mort…Read More

  6. Why Now Is a Great Time to Consider Refinancing Your Mortgage

    Here at Scout Mortgage, our goal is to provide our clients with all of the information they need to make the best possible decision for their unique situations. As you can probably imagine, different people have different needs. For some, the goal is to have a monthly mortgage payment that suits their budget. For others, the goal is to get the price as low as possible in order to pay the mortgage …Read More

  7. How to Manage the Process of Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

    If you’re like the vast majority of people out there, buying a new home means selling your old home. Needless to say, this can be an incredibly stressful thing to do. Because being able to buy your new home means having to sell your old home first, you often end up working on a stressful timeline where it feels like everything has to come together perfectly. Of course, it can sometimes feel like…Read More

  8. A Few Things Every New Home Needs

    As the go-to mortgage brokers in Scottsdale, our team has seen its fair share of new homes. There’s nothing quite as exciting as closing on a home and moving your belongings into it. In no time at all, it becomes uniquely yours! For many people, it’s a combination of figuring out where to put the things they love and purchasing new items that better suit their new space. Needless to say, havin…Read More

  9. 3 Things to Look for in a Mortgage Broker

    There’s no doubt about it — buying a home is a big deal! You’ve saved up to make a down payment for years, you’ve put together a list of qualities your new home needs to have, and you’ve started to get an idea of what your price range might be. You may have even started working with a real estate agent to check out some of the houses you like. Needless to say, you’ll also want to work …Read More

  10. Which Type of Home Is Right For You?

    When you’ve made the decision to buy a home, you have a lot of options in front of you. Who will you use as your realtor? How much money do you need to put down? What style of home will provide you with everything you need? Our Scottsdale mortgage brokers have been working in our industry for long enough to have seen it all. That’s why in today’s post, we’d like to break down a few things …Read More