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First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

What First-Time Homebuyers Need to Know and How to Avoid Mistakes Buying your first home can be an amazing experience as long as you know the first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid. Being a smart first-time homebuyer takes a little learning, a little effort and a lot of self-control at certain points. When you follow these eight first-time homebuyer ... More

First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Strategies

First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Strategies

How Can I Get Money for a Down Payment on a House? When deciding to buy your first home, there are two important factors you need to address right off the bat. One, can I afford the monthly payment? Two, how much do I need to put down on a home? For most first-time homebuyers, the tougher of ... More

First Time Homebuyer Loans and Programs

First-Time Homebuyer Loans and Programs

Which Loan Is Best for First-Time Homebuyers? If you’re thinking about becoming a first-time homebuyer, you are probably wondering about mortgages. How much does a first-time homebuyer have to put down? How can I get a first-time homebuyer’s loan with no credit? Where should a first-time homebuyer start? ... More

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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

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Should You Refinance Your Home with Low Interest Rates?

It’s a great time to be a homeowner. Despite economic forecasts that predicted rate increases, home mortgage rates have continued to go down throughout 2019. As a result, it is increasingly sensible to refinance your home loan. Curious what a lower rate ... More

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The New Rules of VA Home Loans for 2020

If you are an honorably discharged veteran of the US military or active duty personnel considering the purchase of a new home in 2020, recently announced changes to the Veteran’s Administration home loan rules that will increase what you’re allowed to borrow as long as the loan amount in within ... More

How Top Real Estate Agents Vet Loan Officers

Learn 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 buy your home or ... 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

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