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Blog Category: New Mortgage Loans

Mortgage Options for People with Bad Credit

Mortgage Options for People with Bad Credit

How Can I Get Approved for a Loan With Bad Credit? When interest rates are low, it’s a great time to apply for a home loan. But for many borrowers, there’s an “if” involved in that statement. When interest rates are low, it’s a great time to buy a home IF you have a good ... More

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

How Much Can I Borrow With a 700 Credit Score? A high credit score is your golden ticket to a low-interest rate home loan. So if you are among the nearly 58% of Americans with a FICO credit score above 700, your borrowing power is strong. ... More

benefits of the Ascent app for loan officers, homebuyers, and real estate agents

Guiding You Home With The Ascent Mortgage App

Considering buying a home? Summit Mortgage Corporation has news you can use. We’ve improved the home loan mortgage process to make it easier, faster, and more convenient. The key to your next home is the Ascent app, a do-all app for iOS and Android mobile devices. Far more than allowing you to ... More

How Top Real Estate Agents Vet Loan Officers

Learn in today’s blog how top real estate agents find and vet the loan officers they recommend to their clients. Even if you’re not a real estate agent, you can learn from the pros what to look for in a mortgage loan officer as you secure the financing to ... More

Getting Started With The Ascent Mortgage App

You’ve heard of countless home mortgage apps for mobile devices. Just about every lender has one, and they all work pretty much the same way — except one — the Ascent App from Summit Mortgage Corporation. The Ascent App is unique, offering functionality, and security backed by the power of a personal loan officer. That’s right, instead of starting with ... More

Everything You Need To Know About Financing A Fixer Upper

Finding a beautiful home in the perfect neighborhood is every first-time home buyer's goal. However, sometimes your dream home needs a little TLC. Wondering how Summit Mortgage can help you with purchasing and financing such a house? Read on, and then  Find a loan officer today who can help you apply ... More

Realtor or Lender – Which Should You Choose First?

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. Like many first-time homebuyers, you probably have a long list of questions, from determining the right time to buy to understanding how much house you need. With so many choices to make, it’s not surprising that most people aren’t sure exactly where to start when ... More

7 Steps To Buying Your First House

Are you ready to buy your first home? Right now, you’re probably feeling a mixture of excitement and nerves. That’s completely normal. The home buying process is long and complicated, and it can be confusing for first-time homebuyers like yourself who are about to take their first step into the unknown. If you’re prepared and have a ... More

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 can afford a home – and six ways to get past ... More

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’t closed yet. It’s common to think that buying ... More

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