Pre-Qualification vs Pre-Approval

It’s important to understand the difference between a mortgage pre-qualification and a mortgage pre-approval. Many homebuyers think of these as interchangeable terms that mean the same thing. But they’re actually quite different, and could ultimately play a role in whether the seller accepts your offer. You’ll want to obtain both pre-qualification and pre-approval before you begin […]

4 Things You Should Be Doing Now to Buy a New Home Next Spring

The holiday season will be over before you know it, and it will be time yet again for New Year’s resolutions and house hunting season. If you’ve thought that next year is the year you want to buy a new home, here are a few things you should be doing right now: 1. Save If […]

Your Mortgage Pre-Approval and Pre-Qualification Timeline

If you’ve decided the time is right to buy a house or condo, you might be tempted to start searching for your dream home right away. It’s fun to click through sites filled with MLS listings looking through countless photo galleries and virtual tours of beautifully staged dwellings. However, before you fall in love, you […]