You want a real estate agent, trust us

  You want a real estate agent, trust us You may think finding a real estate agent to help you buy or sell your home is it’s more trouble than it’s worth… but you’re wrong. Here’s why: Chances are, if you’re moving, you’re not an expert on the area where you want to buy a home. But you can bet that a local buyer’s agent is. Similarly, unless you happen to be a real estate market buff, selling a home yourself can leave you without the proper knowledge to protect your interests. A real estate agent can protect your interest by wr...

February 18th, 2018 | Real Estate, Local, First-Time Home Buyer, Community, Homebuyer, You want a real estate agent, trust us

FAQ: What is a reverse mortgage?

  What is a reverse mortgage? Reverse mortgages are one of the most popular, and one of the most misunderstood mortgages out there. Some seniors rule out the idea of getting a reverse mortgage based on misconceptions about what it means. Of course, with all significant financial decisions, everyone’s situation is different. Here we will set some of the facts straight about reverse mortgages to help you make an informed decision.     You don’t give up ownership of your home Some people believe that getting a reverse mortgage means giving up ...

February 11th, 2018 | Reverse Mortgage, Home Loans, Independent Mortgage Broker, Mortgage, Types of Loans, FAQ: What is a reverse mortgage?

What Is A 203K Loan?

What Is A 203K Loan? A 203K loan gives you the opportunity to get a single loan for both purchasing and improving your new home. Homebuyers often find several homes that are almost perfect, if it weren’t for an out-of-date kitchen, rundown deck, outdated appliances, or other home improvement project. But what some people don’t realize is that with a 203K loan, you can finance both the purchase and rehab of your new home!     From rehab to dream home You may find a home with most of the features you’re looking for, in the perfect school district, ...

February 4th, 2018 | 203K, Customize, Design, Home Loans, Homebuyer, Types of Loans, What Is A 203K Loan?

3 Facts About Buying A 2nd Home

3 Facts About Buying A 2nd Home The 2nd home market is thriving! Here are three facts about buying a second home in North Georgia.     If you’ve ever thought about owning a second home, whether you want to have a peaceful mountain getaway, or a lake house rental property, here are a few things to consider.   1: There are several loan options From jumbo loans to conventional financing, you may be surprised at your options. Jumbo loans may help you afford a more expensive second home, and with a conventional loan, you could get financing for up to 90 p...

December 17th, 2017 | Homebuyer, Home Loans, Local, North Georgia, Real Estate, 3 Facts About Buying A 2nd Home

5 Benefits To Buying A Home This Winter

5 Benefits To Buying A Home This Winter Summer is the peak time for home buying… so why should you find a home in the winter? Here are five excellent reasons to plan your home search for this winter!     Less Stress It may be more fun to look at homes in summer weather, but it can also be more stressful. The market is lively in June, July, and August, so you’re much more likely to lose a home to another buyer. Most buyers will be home preparing for the holidays, so if you plan your home search for the right time, you may be able to find your dream home w...

December 11th, 2017 | Homebuyer, Real Estate, Winter, 5 Benefits To Buying A Home This Winter

5 Steps To Build Credit History

5 Steps To Build Credit History Building up your credit score can seen daunting, here are 5 tips to help you start building credit now.     From home mortgage and car loans, to job offers and qualifying for rentals, your credit score is a crucial factor in your financial future. There’s no time like the present to start or continue building your credit report and improving your score!   Step 1: Know Where You’re Starting It’s tough to know what to do to improve your credit score if you don’t know where you stand, so the first step i...

December 2nd, 2017 | Build Credit, Qualify, 5 Steps To Build Credit History

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Phone: 678-317-0338
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The Mortgage Source, LLC
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21 Court St, Suite 102
Jasper, Georgia 30143
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