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Buying a New Home: The Documentation Edition

By First IB on August 16, 2017

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With many major housing markets across the country reporting a shortage of available homes, it’s a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage if you are planning to make … Read More

VA Loans – What You Need to Know

By First IB on August 2, 2017

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Veterans Affairs mortgages, more commonly known as VA loans, are available to most military, veterans, reservists, National Guard members and some surviving spouses. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs guarantees … Read More

What is an FHA Loan and How Does It Work?

By First IB on June 26, 2017

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  We often get asked “what is an FHA loan?” and “how does and FHA loan work?”. Well, if you’re looking for a home and need a loan with easier … Read More

How to choose the best mortgage

By on April 24, 2017

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First IB’s SVP of Retail Lending, Kevin Quinn, shares his thoughts for finding the right lender, in this article from Credit Karma. “Key considerations for any prospective homebuyer may include … Read More

Should You Stay or Should You Go? Top Considerations for Moving Post-Retirement

By First IB on January 23, 2017

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According to a 2015 Bankrate survey, half of 50-64 year-olds (those who are most likely to be planning for retirement) would consider relocating once their working days are behind them. … Read More

Bargain Fixer Upper or Move-in Ready – What’s the Best Move for You?

By on January 17, 2017

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In the past few years, fixer-upper TV shows have exploded in popularity and have many home buyers wondering if taking on some renovations would be a better investment than building … Read More

How to Tell You’re Ready to Buy a House

By First IB on October 31, 2016

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Making the decision to become a homeowner can be emotionally and financially complex. Here are some key things to ask yourself if you’re considering whether buying is right for you. … Read More

Flipped Houses: What to Be Aware of in Your Search for a New Home

By First IB on September 12, 2016

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Purchasing a home is a major investment. When you’re searching for a new home, you want to be sure you’re getting a quality, lasting home for the money. “Flipped” homes … Read More

[VIDEO] 5 Tips for First Time Homebuyers

By First IB on July 5, 2016

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If you’re preparing to buy your first home, watch this short video to learn a few tips to make the process a little less daunting.

8 Home Buying Tips for First Time Buyers

By First IB on April 11, 2016

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For many people, buying a home is the biggest and most important investment of their lives. It requires you to take a realistic look at your finances and make a … Read More

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