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Earnest Money Deposit vs. Down Payment

March 3, 2020

Navigating the home buying process can be tricky, whether you’re searching for your dream home or preparing your home to be sold.  Two standard terms of equal importance to both the buyer and seller are “earnest money deposit” and “down payment.” Both have to do with money, but what is […]

Common Mortgage Terms Explained

February 10, 2020

Are you interested in purchasing a new home? Below are the most common terms to know, as you navigate the home buying process.  Ten Common Mortgage Terms: Annual Income – The amount of money you earn in a year, including yearly salary or wages, bonuses, commissions, overtime, tips, etc. Your annual […]

Don Aker Awarded Q4 2019 GoPrime Personality!

December 24, 2019

Don Aker, Processing Manager, was the most recent recipient of the GoPrime Personality Award for his leadership and willingness to jump into any situation to lend a hand. His calmness, even in the toughest of circumstances, and adaptability in high-pressure, fast-paced situations is something we all strive to achieve here […]

2019 GoPrime Award Winners

December 17, 2019

Each year, GoPrime Mortgage invites our team from across the country to join together and celebrate our hard work throughout the year. During the event, we take time to recognize our top producers in multiple categories, outstanding employees and those that have reached milestones within the company. The Top Leaders […]

10 Reasons to List Your Home in Winter

December 8, 2019

Very often, there’s a good reason why a myth or wives’ tale takes off and gets passed on from generation to generation. Take the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A United Kingdom study actually found that if everyone over the age of 50 ate one apple […]

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Will Refinancing Actually Save You Money?

December 5, 2019

Contributed by Zachary Adam Is refinancing right for your home? It sounds like an easy solution to so many problems, especially if you bought your home when interest rates were high. But refinancing is not a magic bullet and there are times when it may not be your smartest bet. […]

Staying Stress-Free Before the Holidays

November 27, 2019

Contributed by Zachery Adam It may seem like an impossible task. The holidays are stressful in a lot of ways and it can seem unattainable to overcome the inevitable. But we also know that managing stress is an important part of our health: mind, body and spirit. So how can […]

Dealing with Debt

October 29, 2019

Dealing with Debt You’ve done the research, you have a pretty good idea of what you can afford in terms of a monthly mortgage payment, and you even have some ideal neighborhoods in mind. There’s just one problem: your credit score isn’t quite what it could be due to some […]

Michael Fawver Awarded Q2 2019 Prime Personality!

September 17, 2019

Michael Fawver, Director of Branch Production, was nominated and awarded the quarterly Prime Personality for his dependability, leadership, initiative, innovative solutions, mentoring, and performance. A champion of our West Coast Production Team, you can often find Michael working with staff to help determine ways to improve personal as well as […]

Going Green: How Being Eco-Friendly can also Save you Money

September 5, 2019

In today’s world, more people are placing an emphasis on living an eco-friendlier lifestyle. Not only is this great for the environment, but it can also help save money around the house. New homeowners are often looking for ways to shave off expenses. With these eco-friendly tips, you can accomplish […]

New Name, Continued Best-in-Class Service

May 29, 2019

We are going through some exciting changes. Effective June 1, 2019, we officially became GoPrime Mortgage, Inc. This name change allows for our company to be one united front under one name. In this change, we are actively making improvements to ensure we continue to make our customers’ dreams of […]

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TheeDigital Launched Our New Website

May 1, 2019

We wanted to take the opportunity to welcome you to our brand new WordPress website, created by the award-winning website design and digital marketing agency, TheeDigital. Our goal was to provide our website visitors and clients with an aesthetic and modern website that more accurately represents our company. Just as important, we wanted […]


April 15, 2019

Many people realize some of the perks of owning their own home. Putting money toward a mortgage instead of paying rent that goes in someone else’s pocket is one of the big ones. Smaller perks, like being able to customize your space, putting down roots in your community, and not […]


March 13, 2019

In a previous post, we talked about Millennials in the home-buying process, and how to best position yourself for success in today’s market. So now that you’re ready to dive in, what does today’s house-buying process look like? How is it changing? What’s the story on these new options to […]


February 28, 2019

The Baby Boomer generation—those born between 1946 and 1964—has always garnered a lot of attention in terms of its impact on American society, and for good reason. As the largest single generation in history, what the Boomers have done as a collective has had a significant impact on the rest […]


January 29, 2019

Few things define true “adulthood” as clearly as buying your first house. While many industry experts have painted millennials as the next generation of long-term renters, recent numbers tell a different story. In fact, in 2017, the number of households headed by someone younger than 35 increased more than any […]


January 1, 2019

Interest rates are going up. The Federal Reserve just hiked rates for the second time in 2018. And there could be two more rate hikes before the end of the year. What does this all mean for potential home buyers? Let’s start by understanding the Federal Funds rate The Federal […]

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