Portland Mortgage Blog

The Appeal of ARMs (Adjustable-Rate Mortgages)

Interest rates are on the rise. So it’s not surprising that the initial lower rates you get with ARMs is looking more and more attractive.

A Simple Guide to Budgeting for Home Maintenance Expenses

Homeownership comes with a lot of excitement but also with a lot of responsibility. After looking carefully at your budget […]

Is Living in an HOA Right for You?

Before you put in an offer on your dream home that’s in an HOA, it’s important to know what living in one is like.

Lower Your Utility Costs as the Heat Rises

As summer temperatures go up, so do your utility bills. Follow these tips to keep your utility costs down this summer.

Our New 1% Down Loan Program

Here at Guild Mortgage, it’s our top priority to help as many people as possible buy homes of their own. Here are all the details you need to know about our exciting new down payment program (buy a home with just 1 percent down)!

Announcing the Guild Giving Scholarship

Guild Mortgage is dedicated to serving the communities where we do business, and a big part of that is our […]

What You Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance is a critical part of protecting your new investment. Here’s what you need to know about buying it.

7 Surefire Ways to Save on Closing Costs

You know you need to bring money to the table for both a down payment and closing costs. But if you’re a little short on cash, there are some ways you can lower your closing costs.

What You Can Expect During the Mortgage Process

If you’re in the process of getting a mortgage, it can be hard to know what to expect and when. Here’s a rundown of what will happen when you’re getting a mortgage with Guild.

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