Your Colorado home is valuable. So, why not dip into the equity that you have accrued as a homeowner to help reach your financial goals? Two options to access your home’s equity are a home equity loan and a cash-out refinance. Both options put dollars in your pocket but in very different ways. Let’s examine
Common homebuyer questions cover topics ranging from what down payments options are available and what mortgage insurance is. The overall takeaway is: Each buyer and transaction is unique, so it’s best to have an open, honest chat with your lender before attending open houses.
Our series for first-time homebuyers is all about understanding down payments in order to make smart, informed decisions when it’s time to buy. In the final edition of this three-part series, we’ll look at several programs that are available to assist homebuyers.
On Dec. 30, 2021, parts of Boulder County were devastated by wildfires. Many properties were tragically damaged or destroyed, dramatically altering the lives of our neighbors and friends. As a result, we came together to rebuild as a community and continue to do so today.
When the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history ripped through parts of Boulder County on Dec. 30, 2021, it left a number of our friends, relatives and members of our community in difficult situations.
Did you know your credit score affects your ability to qualify for a mortgage, and once approved, your monthly mortgage payment amount?
As median home prices continue to rise, first-time homebuyers are faced with a number of options when selecting an appropriate down payment for their specific situation. With all these options, homebuyers should take the important first step to learn about these down payment opportunities.
If you find yourself navigating the home-buying process on your own after a divorce, rest assured, you can do it. As the dust settles, consider chatting with a financial advisor and mortgage loan officer to help you build a new financial roadmap for the years ahead, including saving for a down payment and creating a budget that accommodates a monthly mortgage payment. Here’s how.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is raising the baseline conforming loan limit for 2022, and we’re here to help you understand what this means.
For most, purchasing a home is the largest financial transaction of their lifetime. And it comes with lots of questions! We sat down with Senior Mortgage Loan Officer Ian Bennett to get the inside scoop on the most common questions first-time homebuyers ask the Mortgage Team at Elevations Credit Union. Common homebuyer questions cover topics ranging from how to find a lender and what mortgage insurance is, to how to