Understanding Your Home Appraisal
Home appraisals can be confusing. The homeowner may feel that their home is worth a certain dollar amount, only to be disappointed that it appraises at another value. Although the disappointment is understandable, know that appraisals are not a just "opinion," but rather based on...
The Art of Negotiation for Homebuyers
Negotiating the purchase of your new property requires skill and a lot of patience. By considering what you want out of the deal, items that you are are firm on and items that you are flexible on, as well as points that you can use as leverage, will offer you the best chance of getting...
Mountain West Financial Re-Introduces Home In Five Mortgage Program
Mountain West Financial is proud to re-introduce the Phoenix/Maricopa Home in Five Mortgage Origination Program (Home in Five). This new and improved first mortgage with a down payment assistance grant program provides low-to-moderate income Arizonians more opportunities to...
Tips To Score A Lower Mortgage Interest Rate
A favorable credit score can mean a lower mortgage interest rate when you’re looking to borrow for a home. This is because your credit score is used to determine how risky it is to fund your loan. In short -the higher your credit score is, the lower the risk of you...