Consumer versus Mortgage Credit Scores: What’s the Difference?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh-4GPGOEUw&color2=FBE9EC&version=3] In this week’s edition of Mortgage Minutes, Academy Mortgage explains the difference between a consumer credit score and a mortgage credit score. The number one question that loan officers receive from Atlanta new home buyers in regards to credit scores is, “Why is it that when I pull my credit score, it is different from what a mortgage lender[...]

Business as Usual: Mortgages and the Recent Shutdown

At Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR #2146), we are continuing to process loans for Atlanta new home buyers. According to industry officials, the recent government shutdown will only cause a slight short-term slow down in the mortgage industry. Luckily since the shutdown was resolved fairly quickly, we should not see much of a delay. Although most home loans are[...]

Academy Mortgage Offers Special Jumbo Loans for Atlanta Homebuyers

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Cf_dWPXXkQ&hl=en_US&version=3] With both home sales and home prices finally back on the rise, more new homebuyers are beginning to look into mortgage and loan options that fit their needs. For those looking to purchase a new home in Atlanta, Academy Mortgage may have just the loan you need to secure your dream house. Jumbo loans, which previously had a negative connotation[...]