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3 Major Myths about Housing Down Payments

3 Major myths about Housing Down Payments | blog.phmc.com

Are you reluctantly holding onto your current living situation due to lack of funds for a down payment?  What if a lot of your perceptions on how much money you need to purchase a home were a myth. To buy or not to buy will no longer be a question. Below are 3 common myths debunked about down payments:  • Myth #1: All forms of payment are...

You’re Tustin Time!

You're Tustin Time

Nestled in the heart of Orange County California, lies the quiet city of Tustin. Also known as the City of Trees, this quaint city is labeled as exceptionally livable. It’s equipped with sunny weather, an array of amenities, stable housing markets, and low crime rates, making it a perfect place to call home. Minutes away also lies the city...

9 Money Tips for Kids

9 Money Tips for Kids | blog.phmc.com

There are currently a few debates in this country that involve the cost of college, student loans, the high balances of debt students are graduating with, and a repayment problem.  There are even bigger debates on potential solutions to these issues.  However, has anyone stopped to take a step back, and ask if we did enough to educate...

7 Reasons You Should NOT Stop Renting!

7 Reasons you should not stop renting | blog.phmc.com

It’s that time of year again, your lease is almost up and you need to decide to either stay or go. But wait, this brings up a whole other question. Are you going to continue renting or make the decision to buy a home? Here is how to know if you should finally stop renting.  Scroll over each image to REVEAL 7 reasons to rent: Those who dare...

Single Females Buy More Homes than Single Men

Single Females Buy More Homes than Single Men

Guess who is making a comeback and starting to buy: single females, the second largest prospective buyer next to married couples. Over the past few years, they have been purchasing houses more than single men. “For decades, single women played an important role in the U.S. housing market, buying more homes than single men,” says...

In the Spotlight: Krista Kaufman

Krista employee spotlight article Idaho | blog.phmc.com

At Platinum we operate as a team, and we truly believe that together everyone achieves more. Today we are putting the Platinum spotlight on one of our talented team members: Mortgage Consultant, Krista Kaufman. Let’s get to know Krista!  Contact  Krista Kaufman or submit a loan inquiry, click here . Click image to print out Krista’s...

Go Big AND Go Home

August Free Mortgage Payment Winner: Nathan L.

Help us congratulate Nathan and Megan L. on their new home and their free mortgage payment! A local business owner with a growing family once started in a duplex. Two children later, they found the space to be a little tight. Then, they were referred to Platinum from a family friend and were impressed right off the bat (See the review from Nathan...

Keep Your Ducks in a Row

Keep Your Ducks in a Row

If you’re ready or thinking about taking the plunge into home ownership, it’s crucial that you’re 100% prepared. Keeping your ducks in a row will set you up for smooth sailing when you’re on the hunt. Here’s what you can do to prepare when purchasing your first home: Pay bills on time: This one is pretty much a given–mortgage or...

Common Home Buying Pitfalls

Common Home Buying Pitfalls

Buying a house is a major milestone, and is one that requires planning and patience. Since this is most likely the biggest purchase you will ever make, it’s understandable that it can be stressful. We have compiled a list of common home buying mistakes to avoid in order to ease your mind and help you navigate the process of buying a...

Learn More, Earn More

PHMC Platinum bootcamp

Whether a house is a condo, single-family home, McMansion, or a palace, a home is not just an investment–it means much more. Each room gives its own meaning to the word home: Your bedroom: It’s the place you get a good night’s sleep. It’s the first place we see when we wake up and the last when we fall asleep. Your kitchen: It’s...

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