These 6 Factors Help You Determine How Much Home You Can Afford

Your family is growing. You’ve read that now’s the best time to buy a home if you’re going to move up. And interest rates are rising. So what’s stopping you from buying the home you need? Buying a home is a big investment—even bigger as you buy up into higher price brackets. If you’re worried […]

5 Important Things to Know about Homeowners Insurance and Your Mortgage

As a first-time home buyer, you may feel like there’s a lot going over your head. It’s a serious process, and there’s a ton of information flooding your senses.  But at Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks, we have you covered! Instead of showering you with too much information, let’s look at each element of the home loan process […]

Two Truths and a Lie: Will Blockchain Transform Mortgage Lending?

It’s up. It’s down. It has something to do with bored apes. And mining, maybe? Even the digitally savvy are finding it difficult to keep up with all the advances to blockchain technology and the hundreds of cryptocurrencies that are popping into and out of existence. But while the headlines can be confusing, the technology […]

When is the Best Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Have you been paying down a home loan for several years? Did you know there’s a way you could mathe-magically pay less every month? Want to learn more? Refinancing your home may sound like complicated wizardry. But there is a lot of data and financial consideration that goes into this process. Today, we’re going to […]