How Do Taxes Relate to Mortgages?

[youtube] April is upon us, meaning taxes are due. In this week’s edition of the Mortgage Minute series, Travis Evans, a mortgage banker with Academy Mortgage, explains how your taxes can affect a home mortgage. Many people may be unaware of this, but your tax return can affect the amount of mortgage you may qualify for. For example, filing a business[...]

Can I use my tax refund toward a down payment on a new home?

[youtube] This week, Academy Mortgage is back for another segment of Mortgage Minutes. Today, Gina Spearman discusses how Atlanta home buyers are able to use their tax return toward a down payment for a new home. The beginning of the year is a great time to start looking to for a new home to purchase. Many builders have not ended the[...]

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[...]

How Will You Spend Your Tax Refund? The Answer May Be in the Stars

Ever wonder why you're the only person in your circle of friends who's always prone to frivolous spending? Have you ever been called a shopaholic? If the answer is 'yes' to either of these questions, then you've probably given friends several excuses over the years to explain your over-spending. But really, how many "early birthday presents" and rewards for "not[...]