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National Mortgage News Top Producers of 2018
National Mortgage News Top Producers of 2018

National Mortgage News is a digital information resource providing news analysis and perspective on regulation, compliance, technology and loss mitigation for the entire mortgage industry.  Each year, this resource ranks the country’s top producing loan officers and mortgage brokers.  2018 marks the 20th anniversary of this Top Producers program which highlights those who pursued new market opportunities […]

April 16, 2018
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Big Savings with the VHDA Loan Combo
Big Savings with the VHDA Loan Combo

Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) offers a variety of affordable home mortgages to Virginians who otherwise might not be able to afford quality housing.  Add available special features, such as the Down Payment Assistance Grant and Mortgage Credit Certificate with a VHDA Loan Combo and increase money-saving benefits. What does the VHDA Loan Combo consist […]

April 11, 2018
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The Scotsman Guide Top Originators of 2017
The Scotsman Guide Top Originators of 2017

The Scotsman Guide has released their ninth annual Top Originator rankings for 2017.  This Guide provides the most comprehensive, intensely verified list of the top-producing mortgage professionals of the nation.  With more than 3,000 entrants, only 641 originators made it with 500 of them contributing to the total of 146,155 loans closed with a group volume of $50 […]

April 05, 2018
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First Home Receives First Place Top Producing Lender 2017 Award by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
First Home Receives First Place Top Producing Lender 2017 Award by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

On January 19th, 2018, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development honored its top four performing lender partners of 2017 – First Home Mortgage Corporation acknowledged as their Top Producing Lender.  With an audience of nearly 300 program partners, the department debuted their redesigned website, presented their new enhancements and processes on new loan and […]

March 02, 2018
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Top 1% Loan Originators in the Country for 2017 – Mortgage Executive Magazine
Top 1% Loan Originators in the Country for 2017 – Mortgage Executive Magazine

2017 was a big year for First Home Mortgage Corporation.  The Mortgage Executive Magazine compiled a list of The Nations Top 1% of Mortgage Originators.  Included in this comprehensive list is 37 of First Home’s very own Loan Originators. WOW! To be eligible for such an achievement, each Loan Originator was required to produce a […]

February 23, 2018
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7 Reasons to Own a Home
7 Reasons to Own a Home

For most, it is the American Dream to own a home.  It has always been an important milestone of adulthood.  But as a first-time home buyer, how do you know it is the right thing to do?  Besides the obvious benefits of owning a home, here are additional advantages of owning rather than renting. Tax Benefits […]

January 31, 2018
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What is Mortgage Insurance and Can I Cancel it?
What is Mortgage Insurance and Can I Cancel it?

What is mortgage insurance? Mortgage insurance protects the lender in the event the borrower defaults on the loan. Defaults include failure to make payments because of death, medical bills and job loss. Mortgage insurance can be provided by a private mortgage insurance company (PMI) or by a government agency such as FHA or VA. How […]

October 12, 2017
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Raquel Borras- Contributing to the Increase of Homeownership for Hispanics
Raquel Borras- Contributing to the Increase of Homeownership for Hispanics

 Raquel Borras recently joined the First Home Mortgage team with one main focus in mind- providing for the Hispanic community.  Being of Hispanic decent, she feels it is her obligation to help increase home purchases within the Hispanic population and help more Hispanic people build their career in the mortgage industry.  She firmly believes this community just […]

August 25, 2017
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Home Design Application Must-Haves
Home Design Application Must-Haves

Did you buy a home and need inspiration to decorate it? Or, do you currently own a home and need an interior update?  These smartphone apps are perfect for you!  They help inspire home improvement, all in the palm of your hand.  These apps are smartphone Android and iOS friendly, at a minimal fee or no price at all.  If […]

August 04, 2017
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$1,500 Closing Cost Assistance in Rhode Island and Florida
$1,500 Closing Cost Assistance in Rhode Island and Florida

Looking to buy a home in Rhode Island or Florida?  This assistance may be perfect for you!  Rhode Island Housing and Florida Housing are both offering $1,500 in closing costs to qualified borrowers.  Rhode Island Housing is the state’s housing finance agency that ensures those who live or work in Rhode Island can secure a healthy, […]

July 26, 2017
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CAUTION- The Dangers of Rate Shopping
CAUTION- The Dangers of Rate Shopping

Buying a home will probably be the largest purchase you ever make.  With that in mind, you want the lowest interest rate, right?  WRONG!  The lowest advertised interest rate may not be your best option.  Some lenders and mortgage brokers advertise low rates, but don’t inform you of all the additional points and fees that […]

June 09, 2017
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First Home Mortgage Corporation is back at it again!
First Home Mortgage Corporation is back at it again!

The Scotsman Guide has released its 5th annual Top Mortgage Lenders of 2016.  First Home Mortgage has been ranked 43rd in Top Overall Volume and 25th in Top Retail Volume in the nation. Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for Mortgage Originators, will release their list of the country’s Top Mortgage Lending Companies in their June […]

May 31, 2017
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