Tips to Buying your First Home

Buying a home can be either one of the best or worst decisions you ever make and when you decide to give it a try, it is a thought-provoking process. A process that some people may have a hard time understanding. Last year, we bought a home. When you have 2 eager kids, it is

How Much ‘Home’ Can We Afford?

The question is not about the ‘size’ of the shoe but about how well the foot fits! First off, it is important to understand your overall debt before looking at buying at home. This includes everything from your regular monthly living expenses, to your credit card debt, loans (including student loans, car payments, unsecured debt)

What to Expect in a Mortgage Transaction

Welcome to Black Diamond Mortgage! What to Expect in a Mortgage Transaction Here are some important things to know about the process that will last typically between 2-5 weeks, depending on your contract and the complexity of your transaction: ***Please read our Identity Theft Education Page to learn how to keep your own information safe.

Mortgage Calculators

Use these tools to help you plan your purchase or refinance. You can print your calculations and financing plans to take with you as you shop for a home. If you need guidance in selecting an accurate interest rate, or to interpret the various calculators, contact one of our loan officers for assistance. (Please click