Category Archives: homebuying

2019 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For

Rated #1 for companies with less than 99 employees and #4 overall. A & N Mortgage Services Inc. has been named one of 2019’s Best Mortgage Companies to Work for. This program was created by National Mortgage News and Best Companies … Continue reading

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Should You Refinance Or Get A Home Equity Line Of Credit?

  If you are looking to make some improvements to your home, but you don’t want to dip into your personal savings, there are some options for you to consider. You might want to consider refinancing your mortgage or taking … Continue reading

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Buying a Home? Holiday Savings Tips from Your Chicago Mortgage Broker

If you’re saving up for that big down payment on your first home, you know how tough it can be to trim your expenses and stick to your budget. While scrimping and saving are rough-going all year round, it’s particularly … Continue reading

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14 Mortgage Blunders Home Buyers Make

Mortgages are complicated financial products, especially for folks with little experience in borrowing or dealing with banks. As a result, home buyers often make big mistakes that end up costing them big money over the life of their mortgage. To … Continue reading

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Why Mortgage Rates Go Up or Down

  When you look at the current mortgage rates, you will see a range of different interest rates from different lenders and banks. If you keep looking at those rates over a length of time, you might notice that, despite … Continue reading

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How Do VA Loans Work

The Veteran Loans, or VA loans, lending program is an incredibly useful tool if you have a military background or are the spouse of someone who has been in service. Tens of millions of service members have been able to … Continue reading

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Own vs Rent: How Much Home Can You Purchase For $1000/$1500/$2000 a Month?

  There is a common misconception that renting is cheaper than buying, which is why so many people, particularly younger, choose to rent rather than buying. However, the statistics show that on average, the monthly payment that people tend to … Continue reading

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What to Expect During the Home Loan Process

So you’ve decided that you are sick and tired of renting and now is the perfect time to buy a home, the only problem is that you don’t have the money to buy it outright. Don’t worry, in today’s economic … Continue reading

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How to Overcome the 5 Biggest Obstacles in the Homebuying Process

While housing prices continue to rise across the nation, first-time homebuyers are facing daunting challenges throughout the homebuying process from a booming housing market that also has its downside. Here are 5 big obstacles you can overcome as a first-time … Continue reading

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5 Homebuying Tips for Building Your New House

It’s an exciting time for you and your family. You’ve decided to build a new house instead of buying an existing one. For the first time, your new home is going to have every feature and detail you’ve ever wanted. … Continue reading

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