A Guide For First-Time Home Buyers

first-time buyersBuying a home is a major undertaking for anyone — but especially for those doing so for the first time. There are seemingly endless amounts of information, jargon, and requirements, and if you’ve never gone through the process before, it can feel overwhelming. Luckily, there are actually myriad benefits to being a first-time buyer, and it is important to take advantage of them. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas walks you through the essentials that all new house buyers should know.  (more…)

Top Events In DFW This Weekend

family funWelcome back to another installment of Family Home Loan Texas’ community blog. The weather is going to start warm on Saturday and then cool down quite a lot on Sunday, so we have a mix of both indoor and outdoor activities this weekend. As mentioned in previous blogs, there are still lots of fun Christmas and Holiday related events, so you and the family can get into the spirit of this wonderful season. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas lets you know about some of the best activities happening around North Texas this weekend. (more…)

What To Know About Home Warranties

home warrantyWhen you are purchasing a home, it can feel like there is an endless list of tasks and have-to’s before you even close. Purchasing homeowner’s insurance, for instance, is an important step that is both mandatory and will also protect you and your belongings from severe damage. Similarly, as you are buying a house, you may be confronted with the option to purchase a home warranty. While it may seem adjacent to insurance (and therefore beneficial), it is its own thing entirely, and might not cover what you’d expect. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas discusses everything you need to know about home warranties. (more…)

We Can Help You Buy A Second Home

Second HomeMany of us would love a second home. Of course, our primary residences are comfortable home bases in which we live most of our lives, but there’s something to be said for owning property on the coast or in another city that we love. The thought of going through the house-buying process again or having another mortgage to keep up with can seem like a daunting barrier, but owning another home is more attainable than you might assume. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas discusses what to expect when purchasing a second home. (more…)

Enjoy This Weekend With Your Family

family eventAs you are probably well aware, we are fully in the time of year where most family-friendly events have a Christmas theme. Even last week, most of the happenings we mentioned in our community blog were holiday-related. Luckily, the DFW Metroplex has a wide variety of fun events, so even if you do decide to stick to the theme, it will never feel stale. With this in mind, Family Home Loan Texas has curated a list of fun happenings that are sure to entertain kids and adults alike. (more…)

What To Know About Investment Properties

investment propertyFor many, owning an investment property is a great way to generate passive income. After you put down the initial money to purchase it, you can either sit back and collect rent or you can spruce it up, wait for the property to appreciate in value, and then sell for a profit. While this certainly sounds attractive to many people, actually funding the property can seem daunting. Taking out a new loan when you already have a mortgage is a big step, but it is certainly attainable. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas discusses the benefits of an investment property and how we can help you finance one. (more…)

What Are Your Refinancing Options?

RefinancingRefinancing a mortgage loan can be a helpful way to save money over a long period of time. If you plan on owning a home for a long time, there is a good chance that the initial terms of your mortgage — when you first got it — might not remain ideal over the years. If interest rates drop or you increase your income to where you can pay off the loan quicker than originally planned, refinancing your loan could be advantageous. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas discusses the different refinancing options that you can choose. (more…)

Enjoy This Weekend With Your Family

family activitiesWe are now in the familiar lull between Thanksgiving and Christmas where we have the time to charge our social batteries and prepare for the upcoming holidays. Whether you are trying to wrap up projects before the New Year, or you are scrambling to buy gifts, it is a busy time. With that in mind, it is important to still indulge in fun activities when you can. In today’s community blog, ​​Family Home Loan Texas discusses what family-friendly events are happening across North Texas. (more…)

How Do I Find The Right Loan For My Family?

types of loansWhen you are looking at the mortgages available to you, you could easily feel overwhelmed by the number of choices. There are seemingly endless kinds — each meeting different financial needs and having different eligibility requirements. With that in mind, there are several more common ones that you will be able to choose from, narrowing down your list. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas discusses the most common loans and will help you figure out the one that will work best for you and your family.  (more…)

How Much Money Do I Need To Buy A House?

buying a houseHomeownership is something most Americans strive for; we all want a piece of property that we can call our own. However, looking at the cost of homes can be a daunting exercise. With six-figure pricetags, purchasing a house is a major investment. Luckily, with mortgages and monthly payments, buying a house is not just for those who can pay for it all upfront with cash. That said, it is important to understand what you can afford, so you can still cover other important expenses. In today’s blog, Family Home Loan Texas talks about how much money you need to buy a house. (more…)