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First Home Named Top Mortgage Lender

Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for Mortgage Originators, has released its 6th annual Top Mortgage Lenders. First Home Mortgage has been ranked 44th in Top Overall Volume in the nation. Since 2012, Scotsman Guide has been a platform for the nation’s best performing mortgage companies to showcase their success. The publication releases rankings based on… Read More

First Home Mortgage Recognized as the Best for 2018

The results are in! Ask a Lender recently released their most comprehensive rankings of the Best Mortgage Lenders in the nation in several categories, including Best Mortgage Lenders, Best First-Time Homebuyer Lenders, Best FHA Mortgage Lenders, among several other categories.  Many of First Home Mortgage’s Loan Officers have been recognized as the best in each of… Read More

Special Assistance Grant Program from the Maryland Mortgage Program

The Maryland Mortgage Program has announced their new Special Assistance Grant Program to assist homebuyers with down payment and closing costs while purchasing a home.  The MMP offers a range of programs that help make purchasing and owning a home more affordable.  With this Grant, eligible borrowers will receive $2,500 or $1,500 (depending on the… Read More

New Extra Assistance Loan from Rhode Island Housing

Rhode Island Housing (RIH) has introduced a new Extra Assistance Loan for first-time homebuyers, effective May 21, 2018.  This Extra Assistance Loan may be used towards the borrower’s down payment and/or closing costs.  RIH offers affordable and innovative lending opportunities, education, resources and programs to assist Rhode Islanders to buy, build and keep a good home. Extra… Read More

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New Maryland Mortgage Program - 1st Time Advantage

The Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP) is offered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and provides borrowers with program options to purchase in the State of Maryland.  Currently, the MMP offers 30-year, fixed-interest rate mortgages while making down payment and closing cost assistance available to eligible homebuyers.  These assistance options make purchasing a home more affordable… Read More

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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… Read More

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… Read More

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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… Read More

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… Read More

$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,… Read More