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We help people buy houses so they can create a home. Here we share more than mortgage finance tips (although we do that too). We aim to help you make your house a home through DIY projects, pet care, hosting tips, yard maintenance, and much more!

Mortgage interest rates have been at historic lows, causing many to look into a refinance of their mortgage, and given the recent market conditions we cannot be certain how long this trend will continue. If you would like more information on why we have seen shifting interest rates, check out this related blog post. There […]

The FHA loan is one of our most popular loan products with its low down payment requirement and the fact that it is easy credit qualifying. Despite the requirements being seemingly lenient, there are strict guidelines on the maximum amount of the loan. Today FHA announced an increase in their loan limits for 2021. Given […]

Eighteen percent. In the 1980’s, it was common for rates of up to 18% to be quoted for buyers looking for a home.  High rates can create difficulty in qualifying for a home, but numerous financial news articles in 2020 highlight mortgage rates at or near historic lows.  According to a CNN report, mortgage rates […]

Stockton Mortgage welcomes William Veith, as a mortgage banker. He will be working out of the Louisville East location, located off Blankenbaker Parkway. While William is new to the industry, he has a history of taking excellent care of his customers. As a 37-year clothier with the Tom James company, Veith is no stranger to […]

This pine cone garland is the perfect option for seasonal décor that can stay up through all the cold months. It isn’t tied to any specific holiday and could look great just about anywhere; your mantle, door frame, or staircase– just to name a few ideas! This project only requires a few supplies, all of […]

The concept of home is universal, yet we all describe home differently. Why? A home isn’t defined by it’s structure, it is the people that make it a home. We have spent a lot of time in our homes this year, making them into gyms, offices, and classrooms. But if you are like many families, […]