The average tax refund for the 2014 filing season was nearly $3,000 and the IRS doles out about 100 million of them every year, according to IRS data. If you’ll be getting a refund this year, instead of spending it on more stuff you don’t… read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
National mobile home lender explains the mortgage escrow account process for its customers
MARYVILLE, Tenn., July 21, 2015 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is explaining mortgage escrow accounts for its consumers to help clarify escrow’s role in the home buying process. Getting a mortgage and… read more
National mobile home lender gives suggestions to manage credit scores
MARYVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2015 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is offering potential homebuyers credit score improvement tips to help aid in purchasing a new home. A homebuyer’s credit rating can play… read more
National mobile home lender gives homebuyers advice on saving for a home
MARYVILLE, Tenn., Apr. 08, 2015 – Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is providing potential homebuyers with tips on saving for a down payment for a new home – just in time for tax season. Vanderbilt… read more
National mobile and manufactured home lender introduces new website, adding helpful tools and online credit application
MARYVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 9, 2015 –Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. is becoming even more helpful to customers on their journey to finding the right financing plan with the launch of a new website. The new site, vmfhomeloan.com, is full of… read more
Preparation can make the process easier.
It’s rare to get something right the very first time you try it, but when it comes to buying your first home, a lack of knowledge and experience can lead to costly mistakes. One in four first-time homebuyers say they are completely unfamiliar with… read more