USDA Mortgage Loans and How to Qualify

Offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA home loans are geared towards low-to-moderate income individuals who may have difficulty qualifying for traditional mortgages, but meet USDA qualifying criteria for the mortgage loan. Let us quickly explore.

How much home can I afford?

One of the first steps of buying a home is determining how much home you can actually afford to buy. Let us explore the factors that affect home affordability.

How To Pay For Home Improvements

Whether you're looking to upgrade your home or preparing to sell, there are several options available to help you pay for your home improvements.

4 Ways to lower your energy bill this summer

With summer heating things up, check out these 4 ways to lower your energy bill while also trying to stay cool!

VA Home Loans at a Glance

Let's take a quick glance at VA Home Loans, explore who's eligible and the key benefits.

Let's explore the mortgage process

Let us demystify the mortgage process by quickly exploring the 5 major steps.

What are the top factors that affect real estate property value?

Your property value can be affected by many factors. Let's dig in and quickly explore a few of the main factors that affect property value.

Down Payment Tips

Check out these handy tips that will help you save for your down payment.

Buying a Home as an Unmarried Couple

Buying a home as an unmarried couple is an exciting endeavor, and if statistics are to be believed, it is increasingly becoming the norm.

What Is PMI?

We are often asked "What is PMI?", "Do have to pay it?, and "How can I avoid paying Private Mortgage Insurance?

Do Mortgage Pre-Approvals Expire?

Do mortgage pre-approvals have an expiration date? In this article, let's shed some light on this frequently asked question.

Tips on How to Save Up for a House

Here are a few tips for ways to save money if you plan to purchase a home.

Handy Tips To Boost Curb Appeal

Here are a few simple ways to boost curb appeal and make your home stand out from the crowd.

Listing Agent vs. Selling Agent

What's the difference between a Listing Agent and a Selling Agent, and when do you need each one?

What's Included In Your Payments? PITI

Let us demistify the four main components of your mortgage payments

4 Ways to Save Money Through Refinancing

This blog explores four ways refinancing can help save money on your mortgage

5 Steps to Getting a Mortgage Pre-Approval

Here are 5 steps to hep you get prepared for the pre-approval process

Get Ready For Your Next Home Appraisal

Here are 5 great tips for preparing your home to ensure a successful home appraisal.

7 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolution

New Year, New You. Here are some tips to help you keep your resolutions this year.

Season's Greetings & Happy Holidays from TMFFMS

The staff at TMFFMS would like to wish all of you the best of this holiday season, the merriest Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022.

Top Five Tips on How to Stage Your Home For a Quick Sale

Selling your home is about creating a space where buyers can envision themselves living.

8 Top Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

Set yourself up for success as a first-time homebuyer by avoiding these top mistakes.

Understanding how your credit score is calculated

A credit score is a quantitative value used to predict the likelihood that someone will pay back loans.

What You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Closing costs are all the fees and services related to finalizing your mortgage, when buying or refinancing your home loan.

Understanding Maximum Loan Limits

What Is the Maximum Loan Limit? A maximum loan limit is the total amount of money that an applicant is authorized to borrow

Build Your Credit - Credit Do's & Dont's

Whether buying or refinancing, your credit score and history play an important role in your ability to qualify for the home of your dream. Let's explore the Do's & Dont's.

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