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  • Posted: 1/30/2018

    Debt is one of those things that can be both hard to live with and hard to live without. Many of us choose the former. In fact, the average household carried $137,063 in debt (including mortgages) last year.

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  • Posted: 1/25/2018

    It used to be that the type of home you had determined the type of dog you chose. Today, the reverse is increasingly true. A growing number of homebuyers look at properties to determine how well they will meet their current—or future—dog’s needs.

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  • Posted: 1/24/2018

    A key benefit of homeownership is the potential to add to your net worth by building equity in your home. Find out what you can do with that equity, compare popular programs, and learn how to calculate your home equity in our latest infographic.

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  • Posted: 1/23/2018

    Whether you are already a homeowner or thinking about buying your first home, the new tax laws—officially known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)—will challenge how you think about the cost of homeownership. What the TCJA should not change is the reason you choose to own a home, which is more likely to involve quality-of-life and wealth-accumulation goals rather than your tax bill.

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  • Posted: 1/18/2018

    New American Funding, a leader in the mortgage industry, has continued its expansion across Central Texas with the addition of Team Candy Buzan in Austin. Buzan, who has been ranked by Austin Business Journal as a Top Producer since 2012, will serve as Branch Manager and Senior Loan Officer.

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  • Posted: 1/18/2018

    In many parts of the country, potential homebuyers have encountered a low number of homes for sale. According to many real estate analysts, the situation is unlikely to improve any time soon, as more Millennials decide they are ready to make their move into homeownership.

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  • Posted: 1/17/2018

    NerdWallet has named New American Funding a two-time winner in its annual Best-Of Awards Program, which highlights the top financial companies and products nationwide for 2018. The consumer finance website selected New American Funding as a Best Mortgage Lender for First-Time Home Buyers with Low Credit Scores and a Best FHA Lender for Borrowers with Nontraditional Credit Histories.

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  • Posted: 1/16/2018

    New American Funding, a leader in the mortgage industry, has expanded its Central Texas territory with the award-winning Leaman Team. Ranked by Austin Business Journal as the #1 Lender in Austin for six consecutive years, Max Leaman, will spearhead the market expansion as Branch Manager and Senior Loan Officer.

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  • Posted: 1/15/2018

    For many of us, the new year comes with resolutions, and getting organized tends to be a popular one. Perhaps not so coincidently, January is also Get Organized Month. Whether your document clutter is in digital or paper form, organizing it so you can find what you need more easily saves time and frustration. But how long should you hold on to this information?

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  • Posted: 1/11/2018

    Jason Obradovich is back with another Mortgage Rundown. What is happening with interest rates? Why are longer term rates moving up so rapidly? What should you keep an eye on in the coming weeks! Watch the latest episode to find out!

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