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Is Homebuyer Education Worth the Hype?

Is Homebuyer Education Worth the Hype?

While you’re in the process of looking for a house, your lender or REALTOR® might suggest you take a homebuyer education course. There are a few different kinds of homebuyer education courses offered by the Maryland Mortgage Program and Freddie Mac, among others, and there are even financial literacy tools for children from the Maryland Council on Economic Education.

The Value of a Buyer Agent

The Value of a Buyer Agent

When embarking on the homebuying journey, especially for the first time, understanding the legal frameworks and agreements involved is crucial to a successful transaction. A key component in this transaction is the Buyer Agency Agreement.

Understanding Your Insurance Policy

Understanding Your Insurance Policy

When you get your insurance policy documents, or when you’re shopping around for insurance, it’s important to understand what your policy covers, what you’re responsible for, and other details.  

I Have a Mortgage – Now What?

I Have a Mortgage – Now What?

Congratulations! You were approved for your mortgage and closed on your new home. But what happens when it’s time to make your monthly mortgage payments?

Why You Need Homeowners Insurance

Why You Need Homeowners Insurance

When the worst happens, you want your home to be protected. That’s why having and maintaining homeowners’ insurance is so important.

Grow Your Downpayment in 5 Easy Steps!

Grow Your Downpayment in 5 Easy Steps!

Want to save for your Maryland home purchase while receiving a state tax break on the contributions and account earnings? Download our new First-Time Homebuyer Savings Account handout and start saving today.