Mortgage rates continue to rise, but so does credit availability


Mortgage rates fluctuate daily. For the most up to date rates in Omaha, Papillion, Bellevue, and all of Nebraska contact Michael Petrovich HERE Mortgage rates increased for the fifth week in a row, according to Bankrate’s weekly survey of lenders. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage climbed 6 basis points to 4.44 percent, hitting its highest mark… [Read More]

Lesson 3 of 3: How Assets Effect Your Mortgage

Crystal Santamaria and Michael Petrovich did their third and final Facebook Q & A on home loans. Below are the questions and answers and below that is a link to the Facebook video. Enjoy. What are considered assets for a mortgage? Assets are any liquid assets. Bank accounts, retirement accounts, stocks, cash value on life… [Read More]

Lesson 2 of 3: How Income Effects your Mortgage

What is considered income when getting approved for a home mortgage? Income is your wage, bonuses, commissions, overtime, pension, child support, alimony, business profits, social security. Pretty much anything that you receive consistently that will continue in the future. But there are rules for what we can use and how we calculate income. Is there… [Read More]

Lesson 1 of 3: How Credit Effects your Mortgage

Facebook live

Michael Petrovich will be doing a three-part Facebook live video with one of his preferred agents Crystal Santamaria. Below is a link to the video and an overview of the topic discussed. Why is someone’s credit important to purchasing a home? The credit scores and credit history not only determines if a buyer qualifies for… [Read More]

Cutting Your Home Heating Cost

Home heating

Although winter is here, that doesn’t have to mean that high expenses are too. Homeowners are often not aware of things that significantly affect utility bills and heating bills. From minor details such as door threshold to attic insulation; it all matters. Follow our article and check critical places that might be causing heat loss…. [Read More]


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