first time home buyer | First Option Mortgage, LLC - Part 7

How to Qualify for a Mortgage When You’re Single

January 14, 2018

People get married for countless reasons. Love generally plays a crucial role, but so do dreams of family, companionship, and a sense of security. Qualifying for a mortgage isn’t a common incentive to tie the knot, but it’s often an added benefit. With two incomes and double the credit history, married couples can sometimes qualify […]

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The Perfect Holiday Gift: A Mortgage Down Payment?

January 02, 2018

Tis the season for giving, and what better gift to give than a gift to last a lifetime in the form of down payment assistance for a close family member? Not everyone can afford to offer this kind of generosity, but according to the National Association of Realtors, 14% of all homebuyers and 24% of […]

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Atlanta: A Real Estate Guide

September 19, 2016 atlanta real estate guide

If you’re looking for a house in Atlanta, you couldn’t ask for a better place to move. In addition to being a thriving center of global commerce, it’s also an area of cultural and historical significance. We’ve published a guide to buying near parks in the city, but this guide will provide a more comprehensive […]

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The 2016 Home Buyer’s Summer Survival Guide

May 11, 2016 The guide to buying a home in summer 2016

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the kids are finishing up school — summertime is in full swing. When the weather is nice, it seems like a great time to look for a new home, but the market can be competitive this time of year. Fear not: First Option Mortgage was there […]

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Buying and Selling in 2016

March 16, 2016

Spring has sprung and the housing market is revving up for a great year. It’s a strange time for the housing market. We’re in the midst of an economic rebound, which means more prospective homeowners are looking to buy, but hoping to close before mortgage interest rates rise. So what’s in store for prospective buyers […]

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Homebuyers: Three Reasons to Buy Before 2016

October 20, 2015

Without question, the spring and summer housing market for 2015 was tough to compete in for many potential homebuyers. With limited supplies and massive demand, the only thing left for many buyers was competition and a surge in home prices. However, there IS a light at the end of this competitive-purchase market tunnel and it […]

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6 Benefits of Starting a Family in the City

August 12, 2015

Choosing where to buy a home can be a challenge at any stage in life. Once you decide to have kids, though, you have to consider a lot more than whether or not you’ll enjoy the neighbors. You want to live in a place where your kids will be safe and equipped with everything they […]

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