Homeownership Most Often Delayed By Downpayment Confusion

According to a survey by by Genworth Mortgage Insurance, misperceptions about downpayments are deterring what would be homeowners from purchasing their first home. They found that a majority of borrowers still believe that it is a requirement for purchasing a home. Even the many prospective borrowers who know that a 20 percent downpayment is not mandatory still think it would be difficult to Read More…

Top 4 Benefits of VA Loans

Veterans are able to receive home loans backed by the government at a lower rate than the general public. As conventional loan rates begin to creep back up, VA loans get even better. Here are the top four benefits of a VA loan. Payments Are Lower No mortgage insurance and lower interest rates than conventional Read More…

Shelter to Soldier Partnership

Graham Bloem, Founder of Shelter to Soldier (STS) and William Lyons, CEO of Griffin Funding, are pursuing the goal of being able to underwrite the cost of rescuing and training three shelter dogs and matching them with participating veterans by the end of this year. STS is a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that rescues Read More…