Use Your Tax Refund as Down Payment on a New Home in Atlanta

[youtube] In this week’s Mortgage Minutes, Academy Mortgage explains how your tax refund can be used for a down payment on a new home in metro Atlanta. The beginning of the year is a great time to get a mortgage and buy a home, as many builders haven’t ended their promotions from 2014, or they’ve already begun offering new first[...]

Academy Mortgage Weighs Benefits of Buying New Construction

In this week’s Mortgage Minutes, Travis Evans with Academy Mortgage discusses the advantages of buying a new construction home instead of a foreclosure. During the economic downturn, foreclosures were a big ticket item because buyers felt they were getting the best deal. But now, with the Atlanta real estate market improving, foreclosures have declined. While you can purchase a foreclosed home[...]

Academy Mortgage Explains Why Down Payment Amounts Vary

What will my downpayment be? Mortgage banker Travis Evans with Academy Mortgage hosts this week’s mortgage minutes, where he discusses how down payments for Atlanta real estate varies depending on the type of mortgage you get. Travis states that there is no specific amount that you can expect to pay on the down payment for your home until you determine the[...]

Academy Mortgage Builds a Foundation with Habitat for Humanity

The Atlanta branch of Academy Mortgage is excited to announce that they will be partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build a new home in the metro Atlanta area beginning October 9, 2013. Academy Mortgage, recently named the number two lender for new homes in Atlanta, believes their mission does not stop at securing home loans. While they strive to help[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio Announces August Line-Up

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio is pleased to announce its August line-up. Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio is a podcast focusing on Atlanta real estate news, information, trends, ideas and perspectives. Special thanks to this month’s show sponsor Academy Mortgage Corporation. Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio guests discuss wide-ranging, relevant topics including local real estate trends and updates, financing, strategies for[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Beazer Homes and Academy Mortgage

Alan Beulah and Gina Spearman are this week's guests on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Alan shares how Beazer builds their homes for energy efficiency in order to save you money, while Gina talks about the different types of loans that can help get you into your new home. Alan Beulah is a market manager for the Atlanta division of Beazer[...]

Down Payment Assistance For First-Time Homebuyers With Georgia Dream Program

As one of GA Home Foreclosures’ preferred lenders, Academy Mortgage Corporation provides a wide range of financing opportunities. They are happy to remind homebuyers about a great down-payment assistance first time homebuyer program for those who have been renting for the past three or more years:  the Georgia Dream Program. This program, offered through the Department of Community Affairs, provides[...]