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Mortgage Mistakes

Avoid these mistakes to make your mortgage experience go as smoothly as possible.

Rates & Closing Costs

Save thousands by knowing how rates and closing costs affect each other.

Shopping your Mortgage

Many mortgage companies fear that their clients will shop around – we encourage ours to.

Personal Finance

There’s no substitute for a good working knowledge of your finances.

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Personal Finance / 14.01.2014

One of the greatest life regrets told by elderly people is that they wish they had saved more money when they were younger. According to a recent survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 57% of U.S workers reported less than $25,000 in total household...

Raving Fans / 07.01.2014

I have worked in the lending industry now for nearly 11 years, so I came into this process somewhat skeptical when I saw a billboard with City Creek mortgage & “Mortgage Mike” on it. I was working with another lender at the time, but had not been...

Uncategorized / 28.12.2013

Turning 40 is somewhat of a big deal. Just ask my wife, Tobi. She recently faced this milestone. Unlike when I had my turn, she handled the transition like a pro. Maybe it was the ENORMOUS ice cream sundae we shared, or just her positive...

Mortgage Tips / 17.12.2013

People often ask if it is really possible to get a mortgage without paying closing costs. The answer is YES! We’ve been closing NO-COST loans for over 15 years and we will explain how. A NO-COST Loan explained: There are always fees associated with doing a mortgage. Appraisers, title companies...

Mortgage Tips / 03.12.2013

I am often asked when a homeowner should put the focus of paying off their mortgage. Although the answer to this question is specific to each homeowner, my general recommendation lies within a 4-step plan that I use to advise each of my clients. Each step is...

Mortgage Tips / 22.10.2013

It may seem difficult to decide where to place your trust with all the mounting changes we have seen in the mortgageindustry in recent years. However, many of the most beneficial changes have been instituted by independent mortgagebrokers and are designed to benefit the customer. mortgage brokers can provide...

Raving Fans / 15.10.2013

"I have been through this process multiple times, but never has it been such an easy, pain-free experience. The City Creek Team hit a Grand Slam." - Mike Tomassetti...

City Creek Mortgage News / 07.10.2013

People are amazed when they hear that City Creek mortgage holds several client events each year. They often comment that they never heard from their mortgage company again after closing. At City Creek, we believe in relationships for life, and what better way to rekindle our friendships than to host...

Uncategorized / 01.10.2013

When your youngest enters the realm of high school, you begin to realize just how quickly time passes. My daughter, Mikaela, is part of the 9th grade class at Corner Canyon, the brand new high school in Draper. She is an avid soccer player and...