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November 13, 2017
Everyone hopes for a smooth home loan experience. To give yourself the best chance of closing your next home loan as expected, consider the following tips even before you start house hunting.
August 29, 2018
When applying for a home mortgage, you will be required to provide several important documents verifying your identity, income, credit history and more.* The following documents are commonly required during the loan process. To ensure your loan is p
November 16, 2018
Use our house-hunting checklist to help you find your next home.
November 24, 2018
So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Oftentimes, agents make your offer contingent on the home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the purchase price, ask the
December 27, 2019
What really happens when you buy a house? Sure, you have to find your dream home and apply for a mortgage, but what else goes into purchasing your dream home?
February 06, 2018
If you’re thinking of taking out a conventional mortgage, but don’t have a 20% down payment, there’s good news for you: you can get a mortgage with less than 20% down. It’s important to know, though, that private mortgage insu
June 02, 2020
Did you know Waterstone Mortgage loan originators have access to a tool that can showcase your property listings in just minutes? Think of a Single Property Site as a beautifully co-branded landing page for your listing that includes home information
November 11, 2019
Follow these steps to close your mortgage loan on time.
September 18, 2020
Seven tips to ensure a smooth real estate closing for your clients.
October 16, 2017
Purchasing your first home is such an exciting time. Like any new experience, though, there may be some uncertainty and unanswered questions. Where do you begin?
December 07, 2020
Our Mortgage Refinance Calculator is an online tool that will allow you to generate the cost of a refinance and the amount of money you may be able to save monthly, and over time, with your mortgage loan. It is an extremely helpful (and free!) tool t
June 08, 2021
Here are some telltale clues that it’s time to move on from your first house
September 01, 2020
Real estate success hinges on strong follow-up, and we’ve got the tips to help.
September 07, 2020
Top reasons to move into a bigger home.
February 17, 2021
Relocation may seem daunting, but here are some reasons relocating may be just the thing you need.
December 11, 2018
A brand-new home may seem like a far-off dream but, in reality, owning a newly constructed home can be a more achievable goal than you might imagine. First, let’s consider the fun part: designing your home. When you build a new home, you get th
June 04, 2021
Finding a house can be a challenge, especially in a seller’s market. However, there are a few solutions to help make your dream a reality.
July 09, 2020
Is a downsize in your future? When you hear the word “downsize,” most people immediately think of empty nesters. However, downsizing to a smaller and/or more affordable home could be a smart move for a variety of family types, such as ret
July 28, 2021
The Federal Open Market Committee announced no change to the Fed Funds Rate at the July 2021 meeting.
July 29, 2021
The Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) new student loan guidelines allow more homebuyers to qualify for mortgage loans.
March 15, 2021
“Dreamers” are now eligible for home loans through the Federal Housing Administration.
November 17, 2020
Announcing Jeff McGuiness, New President & CEO at Waterstone Mortgage
August 23, 2021
Rich Harkwell joins Waterstone Mortgage to lead the sales team
September 08, 2021
National Mortgage Professional magazine named us a top employer in the mortgage lending industry.
Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned pro, it might be helpful to brush up on the mortgage lending process. We’re here every step of the way to help.
February 10, 2021
What happens when your loan goes to underwriting? Let’s break down the details.
November 01, 2021
There are a few key differences veterans should be aware of when applying for a VA loan.