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Frequently Asked Questions About the Pre-Approval Process

September 27, 2018

At First Option, we believe all homebuyers should secure a pre-approved mortgage before looking at homes. We have many reasons for believing this, and all of them are because, ultimately, our clients benefit from pre-approval. We also realize, though, many people have mortgage questions about being pre-approved. We’ve assembled the most common of these and […]

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6 Renovations That Will Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

September 25, 2018

Last month, we shared an infographic with you showing six renovations that increase your home’s resale value and six that don’t. Since summer is coming to a close, we thought we’d revisit it in case you’re trying to give your home a last-minute facelift. Whether you’ve decided to do some much-needed repairs, you’re getting ready […]

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Employee Spotlight: Ashley Filitor

September 24, 2018

Ashley Filitor joins our team of loan officers this September. From servicing to processing, Ashley has worked through every aspect of the mortgage process, helping families all across Georgia with their homebuying needs! A Woodstock native, Ashley brings her previous work in therapy and early childhood education to teach and assist families. Her favorite thing […]

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How to Prepare for a Closing

September 19, 2018

The pre-approval has been completed. Loan estimates have been received and closing disclosures finally settled on. This is it! The purchase transaction on your dream home is next to complete. But the closer your closing gets, the more you might be wondering: how do I prepare all the documents and payments required? How do I […]

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Employee Spotlight: Nicole Wilkerson

September 14, 2018

Representing our friends in the medical industry, please welcome Nicole Wilkerson to the First Option Family! Originally a New Jersey native, Nicole moved to Georgia in the 10th grade, making Atlanta her home ever since! Originally an EMT, Nicole graduated as a Paramedic from Gwinnett Tech, working at Grady and around the world as a […]

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Square Up for Your Next Window Replacement

September 04, 2018 how to replace windows on your home

Maybe they’re drafty or you just don’t like the way they look. Either way, you’ve made the decision to replace your windows. While it seems like a daunting task, replacing windows can be a creative process that doesn’t have to break the bank. Our DIY guides are second to none, and with a few fundamentals […]

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5 Facts To Break Down The Labor Day Holiday

September 03, 2018

Today is the first Monday of September, celebrated across the United States as Labor Day! Beyond all those hotdogs, hamburgers, and not wearing white, where does the holiday come from? How did it come to be a nationally-recognized holiday with no one entirely sure how it came to be? Labor Day draws from a recognition […]

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