Can You Use Your VA Entitlement While On Active Duty?
VA mortgage loans are loans which are offered by the US Department of Veterans Affairs and backed by the United States federal government. They offer an array of benefits and mortgage options to veterans, active duty service members and a select group of other individuals connected to...
Why The Long Appraisal Time? (What You Want To Know Wednesdays)
Currently, we are experiencing an appraiser shortage, meaning there aren’t enough appraisers to meet the demand for appraisals. The housing market is hot right now, but the appraiser pool is cooling down. As a result we are experiencing long turnover times and higher fees. Some...
Mountain West Financial, Inc. Named Three Time Top Workplace
Mountain West Financial, Inc. is proud to be named as one of The Press Enterprise’s Top Workplaces of 2016 for the third year. The Press Enterprise’s third annual Top Workplace award is based on anonymous input from more than 9,000 employees and it assesses businesses of...
What Are Rates Today? (What You Want To Know Wednesdays)
Our Vice President of Capital Markets (rates desk), Stacy Mohr, took the time to ask one of our most answered questions; “ What are rates today?” That question is a lot more complicated than you might think. Here are just a few of the factors that affect mortgage...