How to Increase Your Home’s Appraisal Value

How to Increase Your Home’s Appraisal Value
May 14, 2021 | Homeowner Tips

If you’re preparing for a refinance application or are considering selling your home, its appraisal value can be the critical factor in helping you move forward. Knowing how to increase the value of your house can help you get the refinancing you need to pay off debt, switch to a fixed-rate loan or stop having […]

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15 Home Safety Tips While on Vacation

15 Home Safety Tips While on Vacation
March 24, 2021 | Homeowner Tips

As a homeowner, you care about keeping your home safe when you leave for vacation. Fortunately, you can protect your home — even when you’re away — in various ways. Follow our 15 home security vacation tips to ensure your home stays secure during your adventure. 1. Suspend Mail Delivery Stacks of newspapers on your […]

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10 Ways To Save on Energy Bills

10 Ways To Save on Energy Bills
March 23, 2021 | Homeowner Tips

Using less energy is good for the environment and great for your wallet. Several factors can cause electricity bills to rise, and many of them are preventable! Follow our list to find out how to save on energy bills with simple switches. 1. Seal Up Gaps Check the seals around your doors and windows to […]

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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster
August 10, 2020 | CIS Home Loans, Home Loan Tips, Mortgage

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster Many homeowners are eager to free themselves of mortgage debt early. There are a few reasons why. Reduced total interest payments: Paying down your mortgage early will reduce the total interest to pay on the loan, resulting in substantial savings. Relief from debt: Paying off debt can be a […]

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Why Should I Refinance My Home?

Why Should I Refinance My Home?
July 16, 2020 | CIS Home Loans, Home Loan Tips

Why Should I Refinance My Home? Refinance now to pay LESS on your mortgage. Refinancing a home is something many homeowners consider at least once during the life of their home mortgage loan. Rates are reaching historic lows in the midst of summer 2020 and now is a great time to consider a refi. What […]

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What is a Forbearance?

What is a Forbearance?
April 5, 2020 | CIS Home Loans, Coronavirus, Home Loan Tips

What is a forbearance? Unable to make your mortgage payments during the Coronavirus pandemic? Learn how a forbearance plan may be able to assist you in trying times. FORBEARANCE REQUEST FORM Q: What is a forbearance plan? A: A forbearance plan is a temporary suspension (or reduction) of your monthly mortgage payments.  A forbearance plan is […]

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