Richard Airey

NMLS # 373914

207-321-5307

rairey@firstinmaine.com

Richard Airey

Blog

Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Buying a home or refinancing usually involves taking out the biggest loan of your life. It's important to make sure you understand everything that goes into that mortgage and what will be required of you as a borrower. Here are the most essential ques

Dec 16, 2020 | mortgage Conventional Loans

Is My Credit Score Good Enough for a Mortgage?

Is My Credit Score Good Enough for a Mortgage?

With interest rates near all-time lows, now is a perfect time to get a good deal on a mortgage. Of course, every refinance or home purchase loan has borrower requirements to be met, including a decent credit score. How do you know if your credit score is

Dec 02, 2020 |

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

2020 has been a crazy year for all of us, but as we celebrate Thanksgiving this year we'd like you to know how much you mean to us. Thank you for your continued support of our business; it’s always a pleasure to help you and your family with you

Nov 25, 2020 |

How the Eviction Moratorium Affects Landlords and Their Mortgages

How the Eviction Moratorium Affects Landlords and Their Mortgages

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government declared a six-month moratorium on all rental evictions, in an effort to prevent mass homelessness as millions lost their jobs. That moratorium has since been renewed by the Trump Administr

Nov 18, 2020 |

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage with My 401(k)?

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage with My 401(k)?

The COVID-19 crisis has left millions of Americans unemployed and uncertain of how to make their mortgage payments and other debt obligations. In response to the need for emergency funds, the government created the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Se

Nov 04, 2020 | Mortgage Advice

Should I Pay Off Student Loans with a Home Refinance?

Should I Pay Off Student Loans with a Home Refinance?

In today’s unpredictable COVID-19 employment environment, many Americans are feeling an economic pinch. Those who have student loans received temporary relief with the government CARES Act, but when that ends, some borrowers may be wondering how the

Oct 21, 2020 | Refinancing a Home