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It’s a Seller’s Market

It’s a Seller’s Market

The process of purchasing a home doesn’t end with finding your perfect location after dozens of home tours and budgeting tools; It’s only the beginning. The real battle that you fight when you are trying to purchase a home is fought alongside your Realtor at the...

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Mortgage Implications When Offering Over List Price

Mortgage Implications When Offering Over List Price

Just about every area in the United States is in a seller’s market right now, and that is especially true here in Jacksonville and on Florida's First Coast. This type of market often leads to multiple offers on a home which can lead to bidding wars - did you just...

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Pre-Approvals Are Better Than Gold

Pre-Approvals Are Better Than Gold

If you are in the market for a home purchase and are looking to take advantage of still low mortgage interest rates, a pre-approval is better than gold. While lenders have varying guidelines when it comes to evaluating potential borrowers and their risk, COVID-19 has...

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Zillow Doesn’t Know You!

Zillow Doesn’t Know You!

Why Are Home Prices Rising? As we head into the second year of the coronavirus pandemic, many people are looking for new housing. Despite home sales dipping 18% in April 2020, home prices are rising. Between working from home and the nationwide move away from large...

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The Home Buying Process

The Home Buying Process

Purchasing a new home can be very stressful, especially for someone who hasn’t gone through the process before. Getting a mortgage for this purchase should not be a source of frustration and anxiety during a time when you are excited to make your purchase and begin a...

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Now Hiring! Loan Officers

Now Hiring! Loan Officers

Calling Qualified Loan Officers We are searching for an experienced and detail-oriented loan originator that has a passion for helping people and possess the ability to understand and navigate complex financial requirements. To succeed in this role, you should...

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Why Choose a Local Loan Officer Over a National Lender

Why Choose a Local Loan Officer Over a National Lender

Your mortgage means a lot. Not only is it one of the biggest investments of your life, but this is your new home, your future -- and it probably means a whole lot to you. That being said, you never want to rush through the mortgage process. Although you probably just...

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Chad Hauseman on 904Pros Show

Chad Hauseman on 904Pros Show

Chad Hauseman on the 904Pros Show Our CEO, Chad Hauseman, was a recent (and actually the very first) guest on the 904Pros Show. In Episode One, Chad discussed: Transitioning from a D1 All-American to Professional Baseball Player to Loan Officer His experience in the...

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A Message from our CEO

A Message from our CEO

Hi, Chad Hauseman, CEO of First Down Mortgage. I just want to take time today to say thanks. We've seen a lot of ups and downs this year with 2020 - with COVID, and rates fluctuating up and down, but overall. it's just been an incredible year for the 1st year of First...

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