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Buying Your First Home

Purchasing a home is one of the most rewarding and exciting experiences in life – that’s why they call it the American dream of home ownership! Having a knowledgeable professional will provide you with the support and confidence to guide you home. We are here for you.

At George Mason Mortgage, we understand every facet of purchasing a home and will find the right loan option that works best for your personal financial situation. Our lending specialists have the experience, technology and solutions to help you make the dream of homeownership become a reality.

Imagine the Benefits

In today’s economy, rent continues to increase year after year while mortgage interest rates have remained historically low and home values are on the rise in many areas. If you need some inspiration to start house hunting or just want to make sure you're taking advantage of all that homeownership has to offer, check out this top 5 list of perks that will repay your hard work from now well into retirement.

1. Security & Freedom

A home provides security for your family and freedom to make your home your own.

2. Build Equity

Home ownership is one of the few investments you can enjoy while building equity and increasing your net worth.1

3. Tax Benefits

Mortgage interest, certain closing costs, mortgage insurance and property taxes may be tax deductible.2

4. Inflation Protection

Principal and interest payments can be fixed making payments more affordable over time.

5. Build Your Credit

Consistent payments show you are a responsible borrower.

Taking the simple step of speaking to a George Mason Mortgage professional may be the smartest financial decision you make, as it can allow your family to make monthly home payments toward your own asset instead of increasing your landlord’s wealth.

1. Equity is not guaranteed. Equity growth and value dependent upon market factors.
2. GMM is not a tax service and cannot provide tax advice. Please consult a tax professional to determine applicable tax deductions.

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Knowledge Base

FHFA 2021 Announcement

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7 Ways to Stand Out as a Potential Homebuyer

7 Ways to Stand Out as a Potential Homebuyer

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Beginning the home buying process can be a very exciting, yet nerve-wracking experience for anyone starting off. These tips will help answer some questions to …

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Getting Started

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If you are having a difficult time finding a new home with limited inventory in today’s market, have you considered renovating your current home? We …

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6 Tips for Saving For Your Down Payment

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