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Single Women Home Buyers

Building equity is important for everyone, no matter if you are male or female. Single women home buyers face challenges, but no challenge is big enough to stop them from achieving their home buying dreams and increasing the value of their homeownership in a timely manner. First Ohio Home Finance wants to help you start achieving those goals as soon [...]

September 25th, 2017|Tags: |

Loan Officers & Real Estate Agents

Loan officers and real estate agents are key players in the home buying process. Real estate agents may from time to time get a cash buyer, but in most instances buyers are taking out loans, which requires a loan officer’s help. Long-term relationships with referrals from real estate agents help loans officer keep volume up, which means it is important [...]

September 12th, 2017|Tags: , |

Brandon Cooper Joins First Ohio Home Finance Westerville Office

First Ohio Home Finance is excited to welcome Brandon Cooper to our home office! Brandon is joining the team as a Senior Mortgage Banker. He graduated from The Ohio State University and received a bachelor’s degree in business finance with a specialization in Real estate. He has worked in the mortgage business since 2010 specializing in all products (specifically FHA, [...]

August 21st, 2017|

Welcome Lee Talley to the Central, Ohio Office!

First Ohio Home Finance is thrilled to welcome Lee Talley to our Central, Ohio office. He is joining the team as a Senior Mortgage Banker. Lee was born and raised here in the heart of America; Ohio. He has personally lived or owned properties in northern, southern and southeast Ohio. He is certainly no stranger to the multiple services provided [...]

August 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Refinancing Qualifications

If you are a homeowner or even make payments on your car loan then you have probably been approached about an option to refinance your loan. Refinancing is simply financing your home or automobile again at different loan terms, usually at a lower interest rate. For most homeowners, this is a good idea if rates drop significantly lower than what they [...]

The Phases of Home Ownership

Homeownership is an immensely exciting process and lifetime achievement. Whether you live in one or two houses during your life or bounce around to five or six, you are likely to experience the following stages of homeownership. We want to help our first-time buyers know what to experience in each phase. Buying Your First Home You have packed up your [...]

July 12th, 2017|

Starter Homes: Pros and Cons

  Earlier generations often bought start homes initially and then would move into larger homes are their families and income grew. Now, coming up with a large down payment is a struggle for many. This results in renting and saving up for a down payment for a few years. There is also the option of buying a starter home and [...]

June 13th, 2017|

Building Credit 101

In order to purchase most of the larger things in life such as a house or a car, you need to have a good credit score in order to be approved for the loan to buy it. If you are a recent grad or a young professional, you may not have had any opportunity to build up credit thus far, [...]

June 5th, 2017|

Moving Tips

Moving is stressful, there is no other way around it unfortunately. If you are planning to buy a home sometime in the next couple months, you have probably started packing up or thinking about the logistics of moving. If you have done your fair share of moving, then you have probably experienced a moving nightmare or two. With the right [...]

May 25th, 2017|

First Ohio Platinum Sponsor for Build-A-Bike

First Ohio Home Finance is proud to announce that we were a Platinum Level Sponsor for Columbus Mortgage Bankers Association's 3rd Annual Build-A-Bike event! Here at First Ohio, we truly enjoyed being involved in the community and look forward to helping others. We were able to build 32 bikes for the Boys & Girls Club here in Central Ohio. Overall it was [...]

May 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |
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