Understanding USDA Loans: A Comprehensive Guide
A Comprehensive Guide to USDA Loans The phrase USDA—also known as the U.S. Department of Agriculture—might conjure images of rolling crop fields and grazing cows, but this government agency actually offers much more than policies and support for farmers and ranchers. The USDA also offers...
Homebuying Season: Will You End Up on the Naughty or Nice List?
. He’s making a list. Checking it twice. Gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. An underwriter is coming to town! Winter is usually when most housing markets in the states cool down with the weather. But if you’re considering purchasing a home in the...
203(k) vs HomeStyle Renovation Loans: Which Is Best for You?
. It’s always easier to find projects to do around your house than it is to find money to pay for them. If you don’t have a ton of extra cash socked away for covering renovation projects, there are special loans that can be used...
How To Buy Your First Investment Property?
Guide to Buying Your First Investment Property The stock market is hot, interest rates are low, and you are finally ready to buy your first investment property so what’s next? Of course, you always want to get preapproved before you start shopping for properties. Wanna...
Halloween Is Here: Are You Ready?
. Halloween has its roots in a pagan harvest festival, while different traditions were added on throughout the years. We love celebrating it every year at Co/LAB Lending and if you are a first-time homeowner, you will have so much fun with the decoration and...
Understanding the Role of a Loan Processor in the Mortgage Industry
. The mortgage industry is full of career opportunities. One type of job you might not hear much about but plays an important role in any mortgage is the loan processor. It might sound similar to the more well-known position of loan officer, but a...
Understanding Property Title Insurance: A Comprehensive Guide
Guide to Property Title Insurance It seems like you need insurance for just about anything nowadays, and that includes very important documents that could be the source of financial drain and plenty of headaches if they contain errors. In this case, we’re talking about property...
Get Your Home Ready For Fall
. When the season changes, it's time to prepare your home for falling leaves, cooler weather, and ultimately winter storms. It is October already! Here’s what you need to do to be ready for Fall. By doing some fall homework now, you can avoid problems...
Is Being a Loan Officer a Good Career Choice?
. Making a career switch is often easier said than done, but a new job might be the exact type of change you need to start reaching goals in your life. Do you dread getting out of bed every morning knowing that you’re headed to...
The Comprehensive Guide to Refinancing
. It can seem like the hoops you need to jump through to buy a home are endless. But once you’re approved for a mortgage and have closed on your house, you’re done dealing with home loans forever right? Not quite. It’s possible down the...
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