PERL Mortgage Blog

Closing Checklist For Home Buyers: What You Need to Know

As you’re nearing the end of your home-buying journey, you’ll want to avoid any hiccups. Here’s…

Help Your House Appraise for Top Value

Although your home has passed the inspection and the buyer has been pre-approved for a mortgage, the…

The Top Reasons Mortgage Applications Are Denied

Following the financial crisis of 2008, lending standards tightened.  Over the past 10 years, these…

How Parents Can Play a Big Role in Helping Their Children Buy a Home

With today’s rising home prices and interest rates—not to mention outstanding student loans—young…

How to Gain an Edge Over All-Cash Buyers When Purchasing a Home

A cash buyer can perform and close quickly, as well as provide sellers with a sense of comfort. However,…

Could a Reverse Mortgage Loan be a part of a smart retirement plan?

When faced with daunting expenses paired with a monthly mortgage payment on their home, many retirees…

Millennials Lead the Home-Buying Market

As millennials become more established in their careers and start families, they are increasingly becoming…

The Best Ways to Retire Without a Mortgage on Your Home

Whether you’re preparing to take early retirement or planning to ride off into the sunset during your…

Top Three Mortgage Tips for March 2018

Buyers in today’s housing market are faced with numerous challenges. A low housing inventory leads…

Six Mortgage Questions First-Time Home Buyers Should Ask

Buying your first home can be challenging, especially when it comes to understanding the importance of…

3 Mortgage Tips for Winter 2018

While most of the country is experiencing cool temperatures, spring is right around the corner. To help…

The ABC’s of the HELOC

Once a hot commodity in the 2000s—when real estate values soared—HELOCs (home equity lines of credit,…