Linda’s Story

Linda Thornton had rented the same apartment for more than 20 years. A new owner purchased the complex, and she thought her rent might increase soon. She had dreamed of owning her own home someday but had never pursued the idea. Linda decided now was the time.

After looking at homes in Boardman, Canfield, and the West Side of Youngstown, her real estate agent helped Linda find a lovely home on the West Side. The agent then introduced her to Amerifirst Poland to help finance her new house. Continue reading

When someone is ready to buy a house, they often hop in their car and start browsing the local home listings for their new home. It can be an exciting venture, especially when they’ve found a few in their price range.

But what is their “price range,” really? Do they know what that corner dream house with the covered patio and finished basement will cost them each month? Continue reading

Sticker shock is one of the biggest reasons why people are anxious when buying a home. However, once you know how mortgage money works, you will likely realize your buying power is stronger than you think. All because you’re using other people’s money.

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*Payment calculators are to be used for a general estimated idea of what a monthly mortgage payment could be. Additional fees that could be required are not part of this calculation. Not all borrowers will qualify. Contact us for more information on fees and terms. Not intended as legal, financial, or investment advice. Contact your financial representative for more information.