Explore your home options by using our helpful Tools & resources.

Tools & Resources

Wherever you might be on your home-buying journey, consider this your cheat sheet. You’ll find multiple home loan calculators, home-buying checklists and other great tips and tools to help you along the way.

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Refinance

Optimize your mortgage with a smart refinance decision. Save money!

Home Loan

Secure your dream home with the right mortgage and home loan.

Second Home Loan

Financing your getaway: Exploring second-home loan options for you.

Reverse Mortgage

Unlocking Equity: Understanding the Basics of a Reverse Mortgage.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to buying a home, we know what you need to know.

General

I’m thinking of buying a home. Where do I start?

If you’re just starting your home search, we recommend checking out our getting started page with step-by-step instructions for navigating the home-buying process. However, if you’ve done your research and you’re ready to get active, then contact one of our loan officers today. We’re here to help you, no matter where you are on the road to homeownership.

How do I calculate how much my mortgage will be?

Everyone’s financial situation is very different. While there is no one-size-fits-all equation, we do have a few home loan calculators that can help you estimate your future mortgage amount. If these estimated numbers start to feel comfortable, talk to a loan officer to figure out exactly how much home you can afford and exactly what your monthly mortgage payments would be.

What are the benefits of buying vs. renting a home?

It carries tax benefits

The interest paid on your mortgage—which is the majority of your payment for the first few years—is tax-deductible. That means more money for your family, more money to take that extra vacation,
and more money for that romantic evening out.

Freedom to fit your home to your personality

Buying a home allows you the freedom to customize your home to better fit you and your family. Also, as you upgrade your home, its value will increase and your equity will grow.

You’re not paying someone else’s mortgage

Many believe the best way to build wealth is through homeownership. Plus, there’s security in not having to worry about moving every time your lease is up.

What are the benefits of owning a vacation home?

  • Potential extra tax benefits on top of your first mortgage
  • Reliable, customized vacation for you and your family
  • You can buy a vacation home with as little as 10% down Potential property appreciation

Standard Home Loan

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Refinancing options

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Specialty Home Loan

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Home Loan

Buying a home is a substantial financial investment. And unless you have access to large amounts of liquid funds, you’re likely going to need a home loan to make your dream come true. So, let us help you learn about the many types of home mortgage loans and find the one that’s just right for you.

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