March 29, 2017

Mortgage Rates and an Improving Economy-How It Impacts You

It has started. You hear the buzz everywhere talking about the future of interest rates, economy, and real estate market. How many times will the Fed raise rates this year? Should I lock in a mortgage rate now? How is the […]
March 27, 2017

OVM Financial’s Comprehensive Checklist For Items Needed To Apply For A Mortgage

Although it’s not the sexiest part of purchasing a new home, gathering all of the documentation needed to make the home buying process run as smooth as possible will give your mortgage loan originator the tools they need to make […]
March 15, 2017

The Science Of Positive Reviews For Real Estate Agents and Mortgage Lenders

How many times have you been told that it is crucial to gather positive online reviews from clients? Probably, every time you turn around. While most understand the importance of reviews, few understand the science behind earning positive reviews and which […]
March 9, 2017

8 Key Reasons Why Owning A Home Often Outweighs The Decision To Rent

The time has come. You are on the brink of establishing a place to call home. One of the first steps in the decision process is to decide whether you will want to rent or buy. There are advantages and […]
March 8, 2017

Rent to Own Homes: How A Lease With Option Purchase Contract Works

Financing rent to own homes is a popular topic. Are there reasons holding you back from buying a home now? Are you in a lease with option to buy contract and ready to purchase the home now? Before entering a rent to own contract, […]
March 7, 2017

How To Use A Gift of Equity When Purchasing A Home From A Family Member

Are you buying a home from a family member? Family transactions may have advantages for both the buyer and seller. A major benefit to buyers is a gift of equity. So, what is a gift of equity? It is a […]
February 23, 2017

Congratulations To Kim Evers, Our New VP of Sales, Southern Region

Senior Mortgage Loan Originator and Branch Manager, Kim Evers of our Fayetteville, NC branch, has been promoted to VP of Sales, Southern Region. “Kim brings a rare combination of experience – her time spent in processing and underwriting has given […]
February 23, 2017

OVM Adds Spartanburg, SC Office and Mortgage Loan Orginator, Jim Leppard

There’s a new OVM Financial office in Spartanburg, SC. Spartanburg SC is the largest city in Spartanburg County and is neighbor to Greenville, SC. It is home to the BMW manufacturing facility and the world headquarters for Milliken & Company, which is […]
February 22, 2017

VA Compromise Sale Program: What You Need To Know To Avoid Foreclosure

When financial hardship hits, it is important to analyze all options for potential relief. The VA Compromise Sale Program, offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, gives the borrower the option to sell their property to a buyer who gets […]