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GSF Mortgage Corporation Welcomes Terri Wickstrom

Brookfield, Wis. March 14, 2018— GSF Mortgage Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Mortgage Loan Originator Terri Wickstrom. She is based in Norton Shores, Michigan and is licensed in both Michigan and Florida.  She has been in the mortgage business for 34 years and has experience in all facets of the industry including processing, closing, and underwriting. 

4 Reasons Spring is a Great Time to Buy a Home!

Housing Market Expected To “Spring Forward” This Year

It’s Tax Season… Use Your Refund to Jump Start Your Down Payment Savings!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,840 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $2,895, last year.

Calm Down! The Real Estate Market is NOT Falling Apart

The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home!

FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop Again

According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is its lowest mark since April. The average includes all approved refinance and purchase loans. FHA and VA loans showed the most opportunity for millennials looking to enter the market with low down payments and even lower FICO® Score requirements. Ellie Mae’s Millennial Tracker revealed that those...

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