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VA Home Loans: The Path to Achieving Homeownership Dreams

VA home loans have been opening the doors of homeownership for nearly 80 years! Learn more about how this program can help you too.

Published on 11/29/2023

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Exploring Homeownership Opportunities in Arizona: Your Trusted Guide with Brick Mortgage

Nestled in the heart of Arizona, the towns of Queen Creek, Gilbert, Mesa, and Show Low are increasingly becoming the epicenters of new homeownership and real estate opportunities. Whether you're looking to purchase a home in the serene settings of Show Low, AZ or refinance a home in the bustling communities of Mesa, AZ, Brick Mortgage, led by Jared Halbert, is your go-to mortgage broker.

Published on 11/28/2023

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Autumn Home TLC: Fall Home Maintenance Made Easy!

Grab your rake, call up your HVAC technician, and get ready to embrace the fall season by preparing your home for the months ahead.

Published on 11/22/2023

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Thanksgiving Reflections: Gratitude and Homeownership with Brick Mortgage

As Thanksgiving approaches, it's a time for gratitude and reflection, a time when we gather in our homes with loved ones to celebrate and give thanks. At Brick Mortgage, this season inspires us to reflect on the deep connection between the comfort of a home and the gratitude we feel towards those who make it possible. It's also a perfect opportunity to explore how mortgages, an essential aspect of homeownership, play a vital role in bringing families together.

Published on 11/20/2023

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From Dreams to Reality: How Government Home Loans Make Homeownership Attainable

Learn about the various government loans that are available to help you buy your dream home.

Published on 11/15/2023

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Honoring Service with Homeownership: Understanding VA Loans This Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the men and women in the military, honoring their dedication and service. As a token of the nation's gratitude, VA loans offer a unique opportunity for veterans and active-duty service members to realize their American dream of homeownership. At Brick Mortgage, we take pride in guiding Arizona's heroes through the VA loan process, ensuring they receive the benefits they've rightfully earned.

Published on 11/09/2023

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Avoid These Common Mistakes When Buying a Home: Tips for Veterans

Avoid these common veteran home loan mistakes and contact us to apply for VA loan.

Published on 11/08/2023

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Securing a Home Loan After Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Your Guide with Brick Mortgage

Ever wondered if you can purchase a home after a Chapter 13 bankruptcy? The good news from Brick Mortgage, your trusted Arizona mortgage lender, is that it's entirely possible!

Published on 11/02/2023

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Rebuilding Your Dream Home: Getting a Mortgage After Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Concerned about whether you can get a home loan after filing chapter 13? We're here to help! Learn how to prepare for a loan after filing bankruptcy.

Published on 11/01/2023

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Turning A House Into Your Dream Home: The Personal Touches That Make All the Difference

Stepping into a new home is like starting with a blank canvas. The structure is there, but the colors, textures, and emotions it evokes are yours to create. Buying a new home in Arizona, whether in the lively streets of Gilbert, AZ or the serene surroundings of Queen Creek, AZ, or in the pines of Show Low, AZ, is just the beginning. What follows is the fun, transformative process of making that space uniquely yours.

Published on 10/30/2023

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Why It Pays to Compare: Evaluating Builder's Preferred Lenders vs. Brick Mortgage

When buying a new construction home, builders often have their preferred mortgage lenders. While it might be tempting to go with these suggested options, savvy homebuyers in Arizona know the importance of shopping around, especially when it comes to something as significant as a mortgage.

Published on 10/26/2023

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The Right Time for a Reverse Turn: Why Now Might Be Ideal for a Reverse Mortgage

Navigating the complexities of homeownership and retirement can be challenging. But if you're an older homeowner in Arizona, a reverse mortgage with Brick Mortgage might be the financial solution you've been seeking, especially in today's environment.

Published on 10/25/2023

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Six Sneaky (and Costly) Warning Signs to Watch for When House Hunting

Watch out for these signs on your next home tour! It could save you money and headaches.

Published on 10/25/2023

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Consolidating Debt: Why a Cash-Out Refi with Brick Mortgage Might Be Your Best Move

Debt can often feel like a storm cloud hanging over your head, with various bills piling up month after month. From high-interest credit card bills to auto loans, managing multiple debts can be both challenging and stressful. But what if there was a way to streamline your debts and possibly even lower your interest payments? Enter the cash-out refinance.

Published on 10/24/2023

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How Long Does It Take to Close a Loan with Brick Mortgage?

For many homebuyers in Queen Creek, AZ, and throughout Arizona, the anticipation of closing a loan can be nerve-wracking. It's the final step before you can call that property your own. So, how long does it take? With Brick Mortgage, the closing period typically ranges between 10 to 30 days. This window provides ample time to ensure all aspects of the loan are in order, but there are factors that can influence this timeline.

Published on 10/23/2023

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The Value of Choice: Why You Should Compare Loan Estimates with Brick Mortgage

So, you've found your dream home in Arizona. It's a newly constructed gem nestled in either Queen Creek, AZ or the booming region of Gilbert, AZ. The home builder suggests their preferred lender, emphasizing convenience. But hold on a second. Before diving headfirst into what seems like an easy option, consider the value of choice and comparison, especially when it comes to your mortgage.

Published on 10/20/2023