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Archive: 2018 (12 Articles)

June 4, 2018 | 2 minute read

Your First Home Can Be Your Dream Home, Here’s How

When you think of the words “starter home”, what comes to mind? “Cheap”, “run-down” and “bad investment” are all popular associations with the term. However, Millennials are turning the notion of a starter home ... More

April 30, 2018 | 3 minute read

7 Reasons Buying Is Better Than Renting

To buy, or to rent. Which do you choose? More and more people are opting for the latter. In 2016, the Pew Research Center found that 65% of households headed by young adults were renting over buying. However, the top regret ... More

March 14, 2018 | 5 minute read

10 Tips to Make the Move Go Smooth

You’ve done it. The previous house has been sold, the new house has been bought. You’re done… right? Not quite. When relocating to a new home, the final step before settling in is the dreaded move. At Summit, we’ve closed 5,000+ homes in the last five ... More

March 1, 2018 | 3 minute read

The Top 6 Reasons You Should Choose Summit Mortgage

When looking for a mortgage, we’re well aware you have a lot of options. However, if knowledgeable loan officers, exceptional customer service, and a flexible process are some of your top priorities, the list really narrows down. Summit Mortgage Corporation is a privately-owned ... More

January 29, 2018 | 4 minute read

How to Buy a Home When You Think You Can’t Afford It

If you’re thinking about buying a home, excitement is one of the first things you’ll experience. But underneath all that enthusiasm, there are certain to be plenty of questions lingering. Here are some common home buying concerns that might come up when you consider if you ... More

January 28, 2018 | 3 minute read

5 Items To Wait To Buy Until After Your Mortgage Loan Closes

It’s perfectly normal to be excited about finally purchasing the home you’ve always dreamed of. Now you’re ready to ditch the hand-me-down furniture you’ve used for years and pick up that new matching bedroom set. There’s only one problem. Your mortgage loan hasn’... More

January 27, 2018 | 2 minute read

Let’s Talk Home Inspection

Buying a home can be a daunting process for anyone, especially if you haven’t done it before. After finding your dream home comes the really stressful part, home inspections. During this process it’s a good idea to trust your gut. Remember, the home has been presented ... More

January 20, 2018 | 3 minute read

4 Tips To Lower Homeowners Insurance Costs

With the prices for everything skyrocketing these days, every penny counts. This includes your home insurance costs. If you’re thinking of buying a home and need home insurance, here are a few tips on getting quality insurance for a fair price. More

January 15, 2018 | 2 minute read

3 Quick Kitchen Upgrades To Boost Your Home’s Value

When selling a home, sometimes it’s the little details that get your home on the “yes” list during a buyer’s home search. Homeowners who want to increase the appeal of their residence before putting it up for sale can, within a few hours and with a ... More

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