5 Things You’ll Love About WHEDA Loans

Before the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) was formed, it was particularly challenging for modest-income families and individuals to afford the housing they desired. WHEDA was originally developed to assist Wisconsin residents and provide unique home ownership opportunities through affordable mortgage programs and continues to play a vital role today.

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3 Tips When Buying a Condo

For many home shoppers, purchasing a condo makes more sense than buying a house. The maintenance and upkeep of owning your own home just doesn’t make sense for all buyers, but a condo still allows you to own your property rather than renting. That said, with the purchase of a condo, you are also buying …

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The Pre-Pre-Approval Conversation

Are you tired of paying rent? Have you asked yourself why you continue to essentially pay your landlord’s mortgage? These are the typical questions many Millennials ask themselves as they inch closer to becoming home owners, but there’s much more to that conversation that need to be addressed before beginning the home buying journey.

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Paying Off Debts to Qualify for a Mortgage

You’re looking to buy a home, and it’s time start looking at your finances to figure out what you have going on. You have some outstanding credit card debt, a car payment and student loans. Do you need to pay off those debts in order to qualify for a mortgage? Well, not necessarily, but in …

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Is Homeowners’ Insurance Tax Deductible?

When we’re engaged with our clients during the home buying or refinancing process, a large part of our job is to educate our clients so they can make the best decision based on their unique situation. While we’re the mortgage experts, oftentimes we will get questions that don’t necessarily relate directly to mortgages, but rather …

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