Home Columns Mortgage Matters

Mortgage Matters

    Good Credit Types vs Bad Credit Types

    We get a lot of questions, many from very seasoned buyers who have purchased several homes.  If you have a question, please email cconlon@afncorp.com...

    How to Put your Home Equity to Work!

    Home Equity is the portion of your property that you truly own, this can be calculated simply by subtracting the amount of money you...

    Eliminate the stress out of getting a new Mortgage!

    So, you finally made the big step, you put in an offer on a home and are ready to enter the rank of Homeowner! ...

    Why should you buy a home instead of renting?

    It’s called the power of leverage when you buy a home.  Most American’s accumulated wealth is stored primarily in their home, over 26.1 Trillion...

    How will student loan debt affect my ability to purchase a home?

    Student loan debt can be a problem if you are trying to buy a home. We have come up with a few tips in...

    Why is my Credit score different than what it says online?

    We get a lot of questions, many from very seasoned buyers who have purchased several homes.  If you have a question, please email cconlon@afncorp.com...

    How Is my FICO credit scored

    This week’s question comes from a client we are assisting in getting a handle on their credit. Q. How is my FICO credit scored. 35% Payment...

    When Is the Right Time to Refinance?

    When is the right time to refinance my home? Everyone loves to save money, right? First let’s look at your motivation to refinance.  There...

    How Much Money do I Need?

    This week’s question was fielded at a Lunch and Learn this week. Q. How much money do I need to have to buy a house? A....

    What’s the deal with Mortgage Insurance!

    This week’s Question comes from a from Angela, a first time home buyer. Q.  Do I have to have Mortgage Insurance? Does this pay my...

    Upcoming Events

    Latest articles

    Mint Hill Featured Athletes Of The Week

    Athlete Of The Week: Sincere McIntyre The sports writers at the Mint Hill Times are pleased to select Sincere McIntyre as the Athlete of the Week....

     How To Remove Leaves From Mulch And Flower Beds

    CHARLOTTE - When autumn leaves get into your flower beds and mulch, you want to get them out easily and quickly. Here’s how: Use Your...

    RSV Is Off To A Fast Start This Fall. Learn How To Protect Your...

    CHARLOTTE - RSV descends on us every year as the weather cools. But in the fall of 2022, doctors are seeing an early uptick...

    Cruising Is Back- Part 19

    CHARLOTTE - Virgin Voyages If you read my recent series here in the Mint Hill Times, you know all about this new Cruise Line by...

    Appraisal VS Inspection

    CHARLOTTE - As someone enters into a home purchase agreement, there are plenty of "checklist" items to complete.  That can range from securing financing,...

    Featured articles

    Mint Hill Featured Athletes Of The Week

    Athlete Of The Week: Sincere McIntyre The sports writers at the Mint Hill Times are pleased to select Sincere McIntyre as the Athlete of the Week....

    Independence Defeats Butler 27-21 Share Conference Championship

    MINT HILL, NC - Independence defeated their arch rival in a thrilling football game on Senior Night at the 'Big I.' The 9-1 Patriots...

    It’s The Spookiest Time Of The Year

    CHARLOTTE - Getting ready for Halloween is a scary fun time. The best part of the holiday is all the amazing events that we...

    MHPD And Chick-fil-A Host Cops On Top Fundraiser For Special Olympics NC

    MINT HILL, NC - If you pass through town on Saturday, October 29, you may see an unusual sight: Mint Hill’s police officers and...

    Mint Hill Madness 2022

    MINT HILL, NC - The 38th annual Mint Hill Madness festival kicked off on Thursday, October 20, with All You Can Ride Night.  Thanks...