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Mortgage Rate Locks: How to Lock in Your Interest Rate

When mortgage interest rates are rising, the decision to buy a new home can be tricky, but you may not need to put your dream on hold. Find out how a mortgage rate lock could help you secure a rate and provide protection against the significant impact rising mortgage rates can have on your ability to buy or afford a home.

Buying

How To Save For a House

If a down payment of any amount sounds like a stretch, stick with us. There are plenty of simple strategies you can employ to start putting money aside today, so that home ownership could be in reach much sooner than you think. Saving for a house can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these steps from our experts at the K. Hov Blog to get started today.

Buying

How to Sell Your Home While Buying a New One

At first glance, selling your current home while buying a new one might seem like something of a magic trick. Both those transactions have so many moving pieces already – how could you possibly spin all those plates in the air without breaking them, or make your old house vanish as your new one appears?

Buying, Inspiration

The Top 8 Reasons to Move to Wheatland, California

If you’re considering Northern California as your next home, be sure to consider the lovely town of Wheatland. Resting at the edge of the spectacular Sacramento Valley, Wheatland offers small-town charm and boasts breathtaking natural landscapes, rich local agriculture, and more. Read on for our top 8 reasons why you should consider calling Wheatland your new home.

Buying, Research

6 Reasons Why Your Mortgage Approval Could Be Withdrawn

Even buyers approved for a mortgage may have their approval withdrawn just a few days before closing, or even once construction of their new home has begun. Most rescinded mortgage offers can come down to one (or more) of a few common reasons — and if you know what to look out for, these pitfalls will be that much easier to avoid.

Buying, Research

Types of Home Loans: Which One Is Right for You?

Anyone interested in applying for a home loan, or just in learning more about them, may find themselves inundated with information, with endless details and distinctions, before they’ve even clicked on their first search result. But you’ll find that as distinctive as they can be, most home loans fall into a few broad categories – and once you have a basic understanding of those, you can start to see which mortgage might be best for you, whether you’re an existing homeowner or a first-time buyer.