You Can Get a Conventional Loan with just 3% Down

Friday, April 8th, 2016

When you’re looking to get a mortgage your options are usually going Conventional with at least 5% down or doing a FHA Loan and only putting down 3%.  For first time home buyers the lower down payment meant most went with FHA, since the down payment is usually the biggest hurdle for them.  But now […]

First Time Home Buyers Moving fast into the Market

Friday, March 29th, 2013

It’s happening.  We’ve been predicting that once some things changed in  the market first time buyers would increase.  Now we’re seeing the double-whammy.  Mortgage rates have started inching up and sales are up at the same time.  So buyers that have been on the sidelines are now getting antsy and are pushing their way in.  […]

Down Payment Assistance in Atlanta

Friday, February 15th, 2013

We often  get asked about down payment assistance programs so here we try to regularly update you on the latest info.  Here’s the information from InvestAtlanta.  Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. NLP – Neighborhood Lift Program What is it? The “Neighborhood Lift Program (NLP)” provides up to $15,000 mortgage […]

Atlanta's Lift Down Payment Assistance

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

  Did you know Atlanta has some great home buying down payment assistance programs?  One of our favorites is the ‘Neighborhood Lift Program’ which provides up to $15,000 in downpayment assistance in the form of a 0% forgivable second mortgage.  The specifics are listed below.  Once you’ve taken a look give me a call at […]

How to buy a home that needs work or rehabbing

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

  When you’re searching for a home these days you’ll find some that meet your needs but they need work or have been vandalized.  If you’re getting an FHA loan then you may not be able to purchase these homes.  However, there is an excellent program that you can use for these homes.  It’s called […]

Home Buyers Downpayment Assistance

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

   One of the hurdles facing home buyers today is coming up with a down payment.  Often for first time home buyers the monthly payment is the about the same as their current rent.  Saving up the down payment is a bigger issue.  Fortunately there are programs out there to help out such buyers.  Here […]