Six Things to Do Before Moving

Buying a new home and moving can be one of the most exhilarating moments in your life. But next to a death, it tops the list as of one of the biggest causes of stress. Great news! We’ve put together a condensed list of the top things you can do to plan ahead and avoid...

The Benefits of Working with a Local Lender

The current trend in the mortgage industry is for banks and lenders to consolidate operations and service offsite. All processing may be handled in one location, all underwriting in another, etc. This can delay loan approval, put your loan at risk of getting lost in...

Residential Mortgages 101

A residential mortgage is one option to owning a home. Where many Americans would otherwise be out of luck when it comes to homeownership, a residential mortgage ensures that is possible. Buying a home can be a daunting process, but when taken in stride in can be one...

7 FAQs About Mortgages

1. What does the loan process entail? Qualifying for and using a home loan to purchase real estate involves a relatively simple process. An interested homebuyer first becomes pre-qualified for a specific loan amount. He or she can embark on a home search based on the...

Get Yourself Mortgage Ready

Academy Mortgage offers these tips to help ensure you are ready to make what will probably be the biggest purchase of your life—your home. Your Academy Loan Officer and a reputable real estate agent can provide you with additional information and address your...