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Advanced Funding Home Mortgage Loans' mortgage blog is chock full of mortgage loan advice, tips, and the latest mortgage and housing news. Whether you're considering a Utah refinance or thinking of buying a home. We have the experience and expertise to assist you as you prepare for your homeowner journey. Our mission is to help you understand how the mortgage loan process works so that you can make decisions that will maximize your savings, qualify you for the amount you desire, and avoid costly missteps.

 

VA Home Loan Program: It’s Flexible

The VA home loan program has many benefits. One you may not know about: There’s no specific waiting period after a short sale to apply for a VA loan. Other home loan programs have waiting periods of three or more years after a short sale to apply for another Utah mortgage. A short sale is when you sell your home for less than the balance remaining on your mortgage. Short sales can provide a way for families with real estate issues to get a fresh start and avoid foreclosure. But selling your home via a short sale can make purchasing another home right away difficult. The VA home loa...

September 29th, 2017 | Home Buying Tips, VA Loans, VA Home Loan Program: It’s Flexible

Your Home Buying Team

Buying your first home? Here are three real estate professionals who will play a big role in your leap from renting to owning your own Utah home:   Mortgage Loan Officer and Utah Mortgage Broker Before you look at a single home, you should get pre-approved for financing from a reputable mortgage company. Once you’re pre-approved, you can begin your home search. By visiting with a mortgage broker first, you’ll know how much home you can reasonably afford and you’ll be able to make legitimate offers on any homes that meet your criteria.   Real Estate A...

September 23rd, 2017 | Home Buying Tips, Appraisals, Your Home Buying Team

The Fall Home Buying and Selling Season Starts Soon

When it comes to real estate, the summer homebuying season is the busiest, with many families wanting to be settled in their new homes before school starts. This year, however, home buying and selling activity are expected to remain strong through the last quarter of the year throughout the Salt Lake City area and all of Utah. If you’re thinking of selling your home in late summer or early fall, know that there likely will be a smaller group of potential buyers than there were in June and July. However, those purchasing homes in the fall are often more serious, which can more than mak...

September 12th, 2017 | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Home Decorating, The Fall Home Buying and Selling Season Starts Soon

Title Insurance: A Must-Have for Home Buyers

If you are buying a Utah home, you are also entering the world of title insurance. That’s because buyers of a home are, in a sense, actually buyers of that home’s title — the paperwork that proves that the existing owners do in fact own the property, and have the clear right to sell it. According to experts, nearly one third of all title searches turns up a problem with the property’s title — a problem that has to be dealt with and resolved before any home sale can transaction can be completed. That’s where title insurance comes in. To establish a sell...

September 12th, 2017 | Home Buying Tips, Title Insurance: A Must-Have for Home Buyers

Questions to Ask a Home Inspector

A pre-purchase home inspection is a recommended part of the Utah home buying process. An investment of about $300 to $500 can help you avoid an unexpected defect that could cost thousands of dollars, even tens of thousands, after you sign on the dotted line. Here are some questions to help you select the right home inspector for you: How long have you been an inspector? How many inspections have you performed? An inspector should be able to provide an overview of his or her qualifications and background as well as some customer referrals. Ask if the inspector is a member of any state o...

September 9th, 2017 | Home Buying Tips, Questions to Ask a Home Inspector

How Safe is Your Home for Children?

Moving into a new home? If you have children, it’s a great time to make sure your Utah home is safe for the smallest members of your household. Every 30 minutes a child in the United States is injured as a result of a TV or furniture tip-over incident. Most of those injuries happen at home, involving children younger than seven years of age. So how do these injuries happen? Generally, they come from climbing. Children spot a toy atop a dresser or bookshelf and decide to monkey their way to it. The unfortunate result is that the child’s weight tips the furniture over. When it com...

September 8th, 2017 | Home Decorating, Home Owner Tips, How Safe is Your Home for Children?

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As a mortgage broker, we work with several Utah mortgage lenders, enabling us to offer you a variety of Utah mortgages at the best mortgage rates and lowest fees available. Working with several lenders allows us to offer more Utah home loans to help you achieve your goals. Whether you're buying a home or refinancing your current home, Advanced Funding is here to help. Our mortgage loan officers are available to help you during regular business hours or a time that is more suitable to your needs. Call today for more information, 801-272-0600.

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