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Category: Home Buyers North Iowa

    The Importance of Talking to a Lender Before House Hunting

    By Admin | January 5, 2024

    Buying a home is an exciting and significant milestone in life. However, before you start scrolling through online listings or attending open houses, there’s a crucial step that often gets overlooked – talking to a lender. Engaging with a mortgage professional before beginning your house hunt can provide numerous benefits that will streamline the home-buying... Read More

    Working in North Iowa – Job Availability

    By Admin | March 22, 2022

    By Rachel Wumkes It is truly an exciting time in North Iowa.  Touted as a premier location in the Midwest, businesses and investors are seizing the opportunity to expand, growing new possibilities throughout North Iowa.  With this growth, coupled with the increasing popularity of remote employment, we are seeing an influx of new residents into... Read More

    Your Home – How Smart Do You Want It?

    By Admin | March 1, 2022

    Technology for the home is growing and changing at a furious pace. Options can be overwhelming if you want to delve into the world of smart homes. Where do I start? Read More

    Working from Home in North Iowa

    By Admin | January 28, 2022

    Once upon a time, where we lived was determined by the location in which one procured a job. For many undergraduate students, the pressure seemed to mount during their final semester of college. Choices must be made, and often sacrifices, in order to get out into the working world and secure your future.  Back then... Read More

    What are Closing Costs and How Much Should I Budget?

    By Jane Fischer | June 15, 2021

    When buying your North Iowa home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but budgeting for the closing costs required to get a mortgage is just as important. Read More

    Tips for Buying your North Iowa Dream Home

    By Jane Fischer | June 8, 2021

    The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval for Home Buyers Being pre-approved for a loan can give you clarity while planning your homebuying budget, confidence in your ability to secure a loan, and a competitive edge in a bidding war. Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt,... Read More