1. How to Choose the Right Mortgage Broker

    If you are considering buying a new home, you would probably like to work with mortgage broker who can help you find the best mortgage rates. Some mortgage companies are better than others, so let’s go over the qualities to look for when selecting a mortgage broker: Ask Around Chat with your friends, family, and coworkers to see what experiences they have had with their mortgage brokers. You’l…Read More

  2. Why Using a Mortgage Lender is Not the Best Option

    Unfortunately, when the economic recession hit our US economy a few years ago, mortgage brokers received a bad reputation. Unscrupulous mortgage lenders took advantage of their clients by setting them up with higher mortgage rates and fees than necessary so that the brokers landed bigger, fatter paychecks. Our mortgage brokers at Scout Mortgage despise such dishonest practices, and our salary-base…Read More

  3. Is Now The Right Time To Sell Your Home?

    You’ve lived in your home for many years and you love it, but you are considering moving on. Your beloved home has witnessed your family grow and evolve and it holds precious memories. Few feelings beat the emotions people feel when they really love their home. No matter what kind of craziness happens in the outside world, home is where you can kick off your shoes and recharge your batteries.We …Read More

  4. Which Type of Home Is Best For You?

    Do you feel like you are ready to make one of the most important investments of your life by buying a home? Congratulations on reaching this milestone! Investing in a home doesn’t just mean buying a house. You could also buy a townhouse or a condo, so it’s important to invest in a home that fits your budget, your lifestyle, and your personal tastes. After all, you will most likely be stuck wit…Read More

  5. Tips For Buying A Townhouse

    Are you considering buying a townhouse? Townhouses have been around for centuries in Europe, and they are a popular choice amongst Americans as well. Originally, townhouses were row houses in the heart of cities such as London, New York, and San Francisco. However, townhouses today can be located anywhere from bustling city centers to quieter suburban areas. In Europe, townhouses were originally a…Read More

  6. Tips For Buying A Condo

    Are you in the market for a condominium? Buying a condo involves a different process than buying a house. When you own a condo, you are buying a unit in a multi-unit development. Similar to apartment living, you might have to share hallways, entryways, and community amenities. Owning a condo can be a wonderful experience when you make the right purchase. However, because condos are still a part of…Read More

  7. Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

    Are you considering purchasing your first home? You will most likely need to apply for a mortgage, so here are some tips to prepare you for a mortgage application: Pay Off as much Debt as Possible First When mortgage lenders look into your finances, it benefits you to keep your debt-to-income ratio as low as possible. Any debt, including credit card debt, student loan debt, and car payments can af…Read More

  8. Advice for First Time House Buyers

    We understand that for first time buyers, shopping for a new home can be an exciting and overwhelming experience fraught with emotions. Today, we offer some pointers on house hunting to help ease the process: Set Your Budget If you have not prequalified for a loan, complete this process first. You must be aware of your budget, and we recommend starting out by shopping at the lower end of your budg…Read More

  9. Tips For Selling Your Home Quickly

    If you are in the market to buy a new home, you will have to sell your current home first. In order to jump start your home search, you will want to sell your home as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, some people make some costly mistakes when selling their home, which drags the process out way longer than desired. Remember that you want the home to appeal to other people who may have much diffe…Read More

  10. Secrets For Buying Your First Home

    Are you considering purchasing a home for the first time? Your first home purchase is both an extremely exciting and daunting process. For many home shoppers, buying a home can be a very emotional process. Owning a home is one of the biggest financial investments that you can make, and it’s important to make the correct choice. Whether you are investing in a condo, a townhouse, or a house, there…Read More