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First Ohio Home Finance A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau

First Ohio Home Finance is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. We are proud to be accredited by the BBB, it is another way First Ohio goes above and beyond to ensure our customers we are the ones to work with!

November 13th, 2017|

First Ohio Partners with The Veterans Resource Project

First Ohio Home Finance is proud to announce a new partnership with The Veterans Resource Project. The mission of the organization is to connect local businesses with Veterans and Veteran organizations in the community in a way that is beneficial to all parties involved. The Veterans Resource Project believes this is a way to strengthen the community as a whole [...]

November 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

5 Reasons to Buy a Home this Fall

Real estate markets flow up and down as the seasons change. The spring and summer markets experience high volume, then as the weather cools down, the market seems to slow down as well. Fall signals the beginning of a slow market, which could be good for buyers. If you are in the market for a new home, now could be [...]

October 24th, 2017|

4 Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

Are you considering refinancing your mortgage? While mortgage rates are expected to rise a little this year, they are still historically low compared to the trend over the last few decades. So, if you are thinking about refinancing, you can still get a great deal! There are several reasons why refinancing might be right for you. Usually, people refinance their home for [...]

October 19th, 2017|

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|