Portland Mortgage Blog

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.

The 6 Things You Should Never Do After Applying for a Mortgage

Did you know there are certain things you should never do after you’ve applied for a mortgage and before closing?

How Looking at APR Can Save You Money

Here’s what you need to know about mortgage interest rates and APR—not understanding the difference could cost you a lot money.

What is DTI and Why is it Important?

Most people think about credit scores when they’re getting ready to apply for a mortgage. But there’s another number that’s […]

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