How Millennials Can Stay Ahead of the Homebuyer Pack in Today’s Market

If you’re a Millennial shopping for a home, these eight tips are geared to propel you on your path to homeownership in 2021:   Know who you’re competing against. The real estate market is getting inundated with more Millennials every year — individuals just like YOU. Millennials accounted for approximately 40 percent of 2020’s home […]

FHA Loans 101

Purchasing your first home can be a daunting task. There are quite a few different ways of funding this major life expense, and navigating those options can be confusing. If you’re in the market for a new home but have limited financial means, pursuing an FHA loan might be best for you. What is an […]

Harnessing the Power of Courage

There are givers and there are takers in the world. People either enter the room and light it up or they suck the energy dry. With the pandemic still looming, it’s easy to feel burned out and less energized to lead. However, it’s the most important time to step up and lead through the crisis. […]

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Your Appraisal

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has impacted everyone’s lives in a number of ways and it is no surprise that it’s impacted the mortgage process as well. Among other things, we have seen an immediate impact on the appraisal process causing delays in loan closings. Appraisers are a third-party contractor hired by your mortgage company to […]

New Affordable Lending Options Making Home Ownership Happen in 2020

CU Members Mortgage Senior Vice President Steve Hewins joined Mike Lawson at the Studio Lounge at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in February 2020 to share the latest in affordable lending options including manufactured housing options and the latest Freddie Mac BorrowSmart program. Originally shared from CU Broadcast at https://www.cubroadcast.com/episodes/gac20-interviews-cu-members-mortgages-hewins-addresses-affordable-lending-and-housing-for-todays-members