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. 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

  8. 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

  9. What Separates Us From Other Mortgage Loan Companies?

    Here’s the truth — we know that you have a choice when it comes to mortgage loan companies. So what makes Scout Mortgage different? We’ve been providing low mortgage rates and expert services for three decades. In that time, we’ve also garnered a reputation for our hassle-free appraisals and out lightning-fast closings. There’s more to it than that though. Fortunately, we’ll be coverin…Read More

  10. 3 Tips for Painting Your Home

    All white walls or a colorful utopia? When it comes to painting your home, making the decision about what to do can be a really big challenge. For many, it’s an incredibly daunting task. Have you ever painted a room only to find that you don’t like the color? Even if you tape swatches of paint colors to the wall to choose, the end result often ends up looking much different than you imagined i…Read More