In our home town of Kalamazoo, no one handles more FHA loans than AmeriFirst Home Mortgage. With more than 200 FHA loans between May 1, 2013 and April 30, 2015, AmeriFirst has helped more local families find their dream homes than any other lender in town. Take a look at the chart below.Read More
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Michigan's Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter and 61st District Representative Brandt Iden visited the AmeriFirst Home Mortgage headquarters recently. Touring local businesses gives lawmakers an idea of what's going on in their state, and AmeriFirst was happy to give them a look inside the housing market. Watch our report below.Read More
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Cincinnati Realtors®get ready... an opportunity to grow your business and win new clients is coming your way! I'm bringing the Renovation Lending 101 class to the Women's Council of Realtors on Wednesday, August 19.
This lunch and learn at the Moerlein Lager House will prove to be a great opportunity to learn about renovation mortgages like the FHA 203k and HomeStyle Renovation. Those hard-to-sell fixer-upper listings will look like golden eggs to you after my class.Read More
Real estate agents and licensed REALTORS® work in the housing market every day. These professional men and women understand the market, listings, real estate issues and much more. When it comes to the financial part - the mortgage - they work with mortgage professionals.
One major reason for this is that a mortgage loan consultant understands the nuances of home loan options, the regulations involved in today's mortgage world and more. This means many Realtors look to the mortgage consultants they work with to help them better understand the finance side of the housing market.
With this in mind, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage took part in a recent "Lender Panel Discussion" in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Crystal Smith reports below.Read More
Moving forward in an ever-changing world, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage has made a strategic hire in Alan Holsztynski as CIO. As Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for MB Financial Bank, Holsztynski comes to AmeriFirst with many years of innovative experience in the financial and technology fields. Holsztynski will oversee an I.T. department of a half-dozen staff and expects to add to that as AmeriFirst grows.Read More
What's more important than education? It's vital for growth professionally and personally. It's important for licenses and designations. For licensed REALTOR®, it's key in keeping your license and helping your buyers with a deeper understanding of their mortgage financing options.Read More
Realtors in Franklin, Tennessee have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits while learning more about a specialty mortgage loan option to better serve clients. If you're a licensed Realtor, learn more about renovation loans like the FHA 203k and HomeStyle Renovation with nationally-recognized expert Joe Daly.Read More
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has named AmeriFirst Home Mortgage as the "#1 PowerSaver Title II Lender” in the country. This means AmeriFirst has helped more home buyers go green and save green with this most recent PowerSaver offering than any other lender.Read More
Renovation mortgages can help turn around your community. From helping home buyers turn an average house into a dream home, to increasing the perceived housing supply (fixer-uppers become more desirable when you can finance the remodeling!)... a renovation mortgage loan can feel a bit like a secret weapon.Read More
Home Ownership Just Became More Affordable!
After the housing market meltdown, government-backed mortgages were under some serious scrutiny. The FHA, which insures certain mortgage loans in case they go into foreclosure, had financial problems. With so many loans going bad, the payout from FHA hurt its books severely. Just like when a storm devastates an area and insurance rates go up to compensate for the payouts, the FHA raised its mortgage insurance premiums (MIP - also called private mortgage insurance, or PMI). Today, there's good news.Read More