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Fall DIY Ideas For Your Home

October 02, 2018

As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, you might consider making some changes. For many homeowners, home improvements are a great way to start. Outdoor projects could be too hot in the summer or not practical with all the family cooped away. Suddenly fall is here and you have all time and […]

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Employee Spotlight: Mark White

October 01, 2018

We’re excited to welcome Mark White back to First Option Mortgage Phoenix! Mark combines his seasoned, decade-long experience as a Loan Officer with 8 solid years of working as a real estate agent. A Los Angeles native, Mark has moved back to the great state of Arizona to help homebuyers fund the biggest choice in […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jessica Barron

September 28, 2018

Jessica Barron carries valuable insight to the mortgage industry through nearly a decade of work in workforce development. This month, First Option Mortgage is excited to welcome Jessica as Vice President of Human Resources and Personnel Development. Previously, Jessica began her career working in administration and setup, handling everything from trailing docs to user account […]

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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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