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We have streamlined the lending process by keeping each loan in-house. You save time -- and money.
In addition, because we're backed by VanDyk Mortgage Corporation, one of the largest privately held direct lenders in the country, we are able to offer very competitive rates and low closing costs.

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  • FHA Purchase & Streamline Refinances
  • VA Purchase and IRRL Refinances
  • USDA 100% Rural Development Loans
  • Jumbo loans up to $3,000,000

We offer a variety of residential home loans for both Purchase and Refinance transactions:

  • FHA Purchase & Streamline Refinances
  • VA Purchase and IRRL Refinances
  • USDA 100% Rural Development Loans
  • Jumbo loans up to $3,000,000
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Tips on How Millennials Can Build Their Credit Scores




Millennials are becoming more and more in touch with their credit scores. This is partly because many of them are coming to the age where they tend to be more interested in buying homes and having low insurance rates. Building credit at a young age can be beneficial down the road when it comes time for some of life’s big moments.

However, there’s so much misinformation about how to deal with credit. Believe it or not, more than 1 in 5 credit card users have wrongly carried a balance to help improve their credit scores. So, getting the right information about good credit management is key.

How can millennials build their credit score? See below for some helpful tips!

Keep Balances Low
When opening their first credit card, Millennials must make sure to only charge an amount they can afford to pay off every month. To avoid higher fees and big credit issues, try to pay it on time and continue to have a low balance.

Having lower credit card balances compared to your credit card limits will reward you with higher credit scores. If you want to improve and maintain a good credit score, it’s important to keep your balance at or below 30% of your credit limit.

Set up Automatic Payment
Missing a credit card payment will affect your credit score immensely. Unfortunately, missed credit card payments are one of the most common things Millennials tend to do because they seem to forget about them.

To avoid getting a red mark on your credit report, set up automatic payment on credit card accounts. This will help ensure that the bills don’t slip by.

Follow up
Millennials tend to forget that they had bills to pay in the first place. To avoid any conflict, try to follow up about bills and check to see if any debt is owed. Another way is to request a credit report from a national credit reporting company such as Equifax or Credit Karma. This can be done for free every 12 months to see where you stand on your balance.

In any case, do more research on credit scores before you purchase a home. It’s important to have some knowledge about what goes into your credit score, how to improve them, and news on changes to the credit scoring and reporting industry.

If you want a full team of Mortgage Professionals, we’re happy to help. Acting now is a wise way to achieve your goals for tomorrow!

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us, we look forward to hearing from you!




3 Ways Kids Can Help Move


Moving into a new home can be a huge transition for anyone, especially children. And while you can’t do much about combining your job and your pets into the move, your children most certainly can give you a helping hand! It’s a great way for your kids to learn to pitch in with responsibilities and what better way than to help with such an “adult” task. So instead of getting them distracted by watching TV, show them how to stay productive.

Check out these 3 ways kids can help move:

House Hunting 

Kids and house hunting, is it possible? Oh yes, it is! Honestly, it’s important to get your kids involved in the search for a house. Taking your kids with you will help them get excited for the move and help you by providing some input on the house. By getting them involved, you’ll learn some important insight and what they consider to be a perfect home for all of you.

Of course, don’t drag them to every house since it can be tiring. Wait until you narrowed down your options before bringing your kids with you. That way, they will feel included in the process. Having those extra eyes for evaluating what you find would be worth it!

Getting rid of Stuff 

When packing, one of the important things you would want to do is bring less items to your new home. Toys are one of things you would want to consider getting rid of! This is a great opportunity for the kids to understand the importance of giving back - after all you don’t want unnecessary toys to overflow when packing. Give them an empty box and tell them to fill it up with things they don’t need anymore. So, whenever they are ready, you can go together to drop them off at a donation site.

Unpacking Assistance 

The moment you finally arrive at your new home, you turn the key and open the front door. You might feel relieved until you realize everything you own needs to be unpacked. Moving is a big transition, and it can be very overwhelming. Get your kids involved by allowing them to be in charge of unpacking things in their own room such as their clothes or putting books on their bookshelf. Items that are easy for them to carry. It’s a great way to include them by making them feel like they are in control of their space. Having the kids help you with this “adult” task can make life a little easier! There’s plenty to be excited about when you move into a new house.

Thinking about buying a house? You don’t want to miss out finding the right house to call your home sweet home! Give us a call or send us an email! We look forward to hearing from you!



A Pet Lover’s Guide to Buying a Home




If you’re thinking about purchasing your new home, don’t forget to think about your pets. Life wouldn’t be complete without a four-legged friend by your side.  With that said, you would want to search smarter for pet-friendly homes since certain homes and neighborhood may not roll out the welcome mat for your furry friend.

So, here are 3 questions to ask that will keep you, your pet, and the people around you peaceful.  

What are the local pet laws?

You should be familiar with the city & county’s rules when it comes to pets.

There are certain locations that your pets might not be welcome, since there can be restrictions within an HOA, condo development, or even the city or state.

Some HOAs or condo developments restrict the number of pets you can have as well as the type of pet. It is your responsibility to know the law.  

Some laws concern the behavior of the dog. Dogs bark naturally, however constant barking can be disturbing for your neighbors. There are noise ordinances for almost every city.  Better to be safe than sorry!

Is the neighborhood good for pets to roam?

You’ll want to find a neighborhood that will be good for walks. A location that’s close to a park, trail, doggy park, or other green area. With dogs, they would want to roam around, especially on bathroom walks.

Another thing is being cautious on choosing a location right near a busy road or highway. Dogs and cats that like to roam could be in danger in a high traffic area.

Should you check your dream home layout?

It’s important for you to consider if the home’s layout is safe enough for your furry friend. You need to be mindful of getting a home that has a fenced in yard. Depending on the size of your pet, the amount of space varies. Definitely take into consideration their needs.

Managing a massive dog can be a massive challenge, but the right fence goes a long way in terms of keeping your dog safe and secure.

Also, see if the property is safely fenced and if the stairs are safe enough for them to go up and down easily, in case you have elderly pets or pets with disabilities.

So, take the time to consider what will best suit your four-legged companion before making a decision.

With these tips in mind, there will surely be one that’s perfect for you and your furry friend. If you want a full team of mortgage professionals at your disposal to help you make the best decisions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to hearing from you!


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