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Vanderbilt Mortgage Donates Homes to Blazing Hope Ranch

Berkshire Hathaway company gives to nonprofit aiding victims of human trafficking

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, has given two modular homes to Blazing Hope Ranch, a nonprofit organization in Dayton, Tenn. that aids victims of human trafficking. Experience the interactive Multimedia News… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Offers Home Maintenance Tips

National manufactured home lender reveals simple home tips with new video series

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 15, 2016 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, knows that the most fulfilling part of homeownership happens after the mortgage process has been completed. That’s why the company has… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Offers Advice for Paying Mortgage Off Early

Smart tips to help pay off a loan faster

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2016 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, understands that buying a home is a big decision, and with it comes paying a monthly mortgage payment. To that end, Vanderbilt Mortgage wants to… read more

Budgeting Basics for First-Time Home Buyers

You wouldn’t dream of going somewhere you’ve never been before without first getting directions. So, why would you go through life without a plan to help meet your financial goals? “An ongoing household budget is essential, whether… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Launches Survey-Driven Customer Satisfaction Program

Manufactured home lender commits to create outstanding customer experience for homebuyers

MARYVILLE, Tenn., July 6, 2016 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, has implemented an internal customer satisfaction scoring system aimed at measuring the overall experience of its home loan origination… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Inc. Makes Customer’s Dream Come True

National manufactured home lender guides customer on the journey to homeownership

MARYVILLE, Tenn., May. 2, 2016 - During the winter of 2015 Dave, a Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. Loan Specialist, was contacted by Sandra, a homebuyer trying to get financing to purchase a new home for herself and her family. The team at… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Offers Tips on Calculating an Affordable Mortgage

Manufactured home lender educates families heading into spring home buying season

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Apr. 14, 2016 – With home sales expected to rise this spring season,Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is offering quick tips to help new home buyers determine the mortgage amount they can best… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Releases Digital Magazine for Homebuyers

National manufactured home lender offers resource on how to prepare financially for homeownership

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 1, 2016 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today the release of a new publication designed to guide customers through the steps of the home buying process. The first edition of… read more

The Quick Guide to Home Financing

It’s an all too familiar monthly event: you write out a rent check and wait for the funds to disappear from your bank account. But what if instead of making endless payments on something you don’t own, you could own a home of your own?

It’s an all too familiar monthly event: you write out a rent check and wait for the funds to disappear from your bank account. But what if instead of making endless payments on something you don’t own, you could own a home of your own? When… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Provides Customers Access to FICO® Scores for Free

National manufactured home lender adds FICO® Score to monthly online statements

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4, 2016 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is helping customers manage their overall financial success by providing them with FICO® Scores and educational tools for free. The… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage Offers Smart Ways to Manage Your Mortgage

National manufactured home lender presents tips to better understand loan payments

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2015 – With the current national trend of lower interest rates opening the door to homeownership for many, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is offering tips on how to effectively manage… read more

Looking to buy a home? 6 mortgage steps you need to know

The home loan process can seem intimidating, especially for a first-time homebuyer. It may not be a simple process, but it doesn’t have to be too complicated. There are many resources available to help you prepare for your home buying journey, and… read more

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Introduces New Digital Tools

National home lender implements new ways to streamline the mortgage process

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2015 – In an effort to make the mortgage process faster and easier for the consumer, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., is announcing that it has rolled out new digital tools for consumers who are beginning their… read more

As Rents Rise, Vanderbilt Mortgage Highlights Benefits of Homeownership

In the wake of high housing rents, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is highlighting the benefits of homeownership compared to those of renting.

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2015 - As the housing bubble burst during the Great Recession, millions of homeowners moved out of homes and into rental properties. As demand for rental housing began to skyrocket, so did the cost of renting. The… read more

3 steps to prepare your credit for homeownership

Homeownership is a dream for many Americans, and maybe it’s one of yours as well. Making this dream a reality requires hard work, dedication and the proper preparation. You must figure out where you want to live, what type of home you desire, what you can afford and also how your credit rating may impact your home-purchasing goals.

Your credit rating can play an important role in the home buying process, and your creditworthiness could also affect the amount that you can borrow, the interest rates you will qualify for and your ability to obtain a mortgage loan in the first… read more