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September 01, 2020
Our Chief Operating Officer, Rich Tucker, has received HousingWire magazine’s esteemed award for influential professionals in the mortgage lending industry
May 07, 2018
Waterstone Mortgage recognized as Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Top Workpaces for 2018!
July 25, 2019
Lisa Fenske recognized as Milwaukee Business Journal's Chief Marketing Officer of the Year.
February 02, 2021
Everything you need to know about the appraisal process.
January 25, 2021
The process of making an offer on a home can be broken down into five simple steps.
March 04, 2021
Before refinancing your home loan, make sure you do these things first.
June 04, 2020
One of the first steps for those looking to purchase a new home is determining the budget. Many house-hunters do this by examining their monthly income and expenses. You can even use our Mortgage Payment Calculator to estimate your monthly payments.
July 31, 2020
Looking to refinance? There are several scenarios in which this might benefit your financial situation.
October 09, 2017
Interest Rate – “the amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by a lender to a borrower for the use of assets.” Annual Percentage Rate (APR) – “the annual rate charged for borrowing or earned through an in
October 17, 2017
Buying a house is a big commitment... but the long-term equity and wealth that come from homeownership can be worth the investment. As you plan to purchase a home, make sure you consider setting aside money for closing costs. These costs also apply
November 03, 2017
Top financial mistakes to avoid before buying a home
January 30, 2020
Winter is actually one of the best times of the year to buy a house because the real estate industry tends to slow down a bit. That sounds like a bad thing, but it’s actually great for buyers. Why? The process can be more convenient for you, al
January 03, 2019
So, you’ve been thinking about buying a house. Congratulations! This is such an exciting time. Homeownership is a great way to build wealth, and with rising rents, it can actually be a more affordable housing option. However, the homebuying pro
September 23, 2018
Considering a home purchase? Don’t understand the home loan process? In the simplest terms possible, let’s talk about the mortgage process. We’ll break it into steps that make sense and illustrate how achievable homeownership really
September 06, 2017
So, you’re thinking about buying a home. How exciting! When creating your budget, you probably accounted for your down payment, renovations, and monthly mortgage payments, but don’t forget to factor in the following expenses that may ha
October 10, 2019
Buying a house is a big undertaking. It’s one of the biggest — if not THE biggest — purchases most people make in their lives. Before you put the wheels in motion, first consider the following steps. Determine Why You Want to Buy a
September 12, 2017
Purchasing a home is a big commitment, but it’s often a smart choice for your financial future. With these simple tricks, you’ll be able to save up for a down payment with ease. Establish a house fund. It sounds obvious, but make sure yo
September 05, 2019
We're setting the record straight on the most common mortgage myths.
April 18, 2019
Inventory is up, and you’ve decided to make your big move. How do you decide which home is right for you? Like many of us, you might head straight to Pinterest to start compiling a gallery of inspiration. However, how many of those items are &l
August 07, 2018
Many potential homeowners think buying a brand new home is out of reach for them, but the reality may surprise you. In a market where housing demand is high, but supply is limited, it can be difficult for homebuyers to find a home and make a successf
January 27, 2021
In the just-released FOMC statement, the Fed announced no change to the Fed Funds target rate, leaving it in the range of 0.00% to 0.25%. Today’s policy decision was as expected. There will not be an update to the SEP projections at this meetin