Entries by Courtney Coon

Michigan Mortgage Supports Dancing with the Local Stars

The 12th annual Dancing with the Local Stars Muskegon event will feature the largest cast to date, including of our very own. Loan Officer and Co-Branch Manager Dave Lehner is one of 42 local stars teaming up with 11 professional dancers to raise money for local food pantries and programs. “It’s a fun way to […]

Guiding You Home in a Snap

We launched a new mobile app – called Home Snap – and are very excited to introduce it to all of you! Home Snap at a glance: Apply from your mobile device. Everything can be done in the palm of your hand. Apply with ease and securely scan and upload the necessary documents. Calculate monthly […]

Realtors: Win with Home Snap

We want to help you WIN with Home Snap. Partner with one of our experienced Loan Officers and co-brand the mobile app to your liking. You can include your headshot, business logo and links to your web pages and social networks. Home Snap at a glance: Co-Branded Mobile App. Your information – headshot, company logo, […]

Success Story: Rock and Jacki Stoltzfus

2008 was a tough year. Our economy was in turmoil and homeowners struggled to stay afloat. Families across the U.S. – Michigan included – witnessed a housing crunch. Rock and Jacki Stoltzfus are no exception. “We had a pretty tough experience with a home in 2008,” Rock said. “A home we had been in for […]

Success Story: The Villegas Family

Things don’t always go as planned – the Villegas family knows that first hand. The family, originally from Miami, encountered a few rough patches in 2017 and needed a fresh start. Family members encouraged them to get away from the expensive Florida city and move to Holland. “We prepared our Miami home and decided to […]

Appraisals vs. Home Inspections

As Michigan Mortgage Loan Officer Dave Lehner would say, “Don’t buy a money pit!” What exactly does that mean? Appraisals are required as past of the home-buying process. Home inspections are not, but they may be one of the most beneficial things you can do for your financial future. A home inspection will ensure that […]

Now is the Time to Get Your Mortgage Online

Technology touches all aspects of our lives, from banking to shopping to dating. The mortgage industry is no different. Buying a home today is vastly superior to what it was years ago, thanks to the benefits of online mortgage applications like Home SNAP. Gone are the long wait times, the reams of paperwork, and the […]

Success Story: LaTanya Jackson

Credit improvement is no easy task. It takes time, effort, a pre-determined plan and a little help from a trusted advisor. It’s hard work, but it’s worth it for those hoping to purchase their dream home. “I began seriously working on my credit in January of 2018,” said LaTanya Jackson. “It took me a little […]

Tips to Prepare Your House for Sale

The summer market is still going strong in West Michigan! And it’s a great time to sell your home. You goal – and your Realtor’s goal – will be to get you the best sales price possible. Here are a few small projects you can do to make sure that happens. Focus on the Exterior […]