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Mortgage Calculator: Traditional vs. TruePath Mortgage

Posted at 12:31 PM on August 16, 2021

Are you interested in buying your first home, but can’t afford a down payment? While traditional mortgages generally require a...

How Financial Coaching Makes It Easier to Get Mortgage-Ready

Posted at 11:11 AM on May 10, 2021

The path to homeownership can seem intimidating without a guide. Do you know you want to buy a home but aren't sure if you're...

How TruePath Mortgage Increases Homeownership Opportunities

Posted at 3:03 PM on March 23, 2021

The path to homeownership is full of obstacles. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity helps make those obstacles easier to...

The Definition of a First-Time Homebuyer is Broader Than You Think

Posted at 11:00 AM on March 2, 2021

If you’ve owned a home before, you might not consider yourself a first-time homebuyer. But don’t pass by those first-time...

Appraisals: A Question for Realtors

Posted at 12:15 PM on February 11, 2021

Guest Blog by Jen LaCroix, Community Loan Officer

Appraisals tend to spark differing and strong opinions; ask any Realtor® or...

A Loan Officer's Charge to Agents and Lenders

Posted at 3:12 PM on November 10, 2020

Guest Blog by Jen LaCroix, Community Loan Officer

Following the housing crisis that began in 2008, lenders across the country...

What is a Homeownership Advisor and How Can They Help You Buy Your First Home?

Posted at 11:30 AM on September 14, 2020

The biggest consideration when making any large purchase decision is how you’re going to budget for it. And for most people,...

What Do I Need to Know About Habitat’s Mortgage Loan Product?

Posted at 10:32 AM on September 8, 2020

You may be familiar with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's Homeownership Program. The program is designed to help first-time...

Fixed- vs. Adjustable-Rate Mortgages: What’s the Difference? [VIDEO]

Posted at 11:47 AM on July 26, 2019

When you’re trying to find the right interest rate for your new home mortgage, you have two choices: Fixed- vs....

Comparing a Habitat Loan with an FHA Loan

Posted at 9:42 AM on July 18, 2019

If you're looking to buy a home with an affordable home loan, there are a lot of options available to you. One more well-known...