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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

With Christmas fast-approaching, all of us at Cardinal Financial would like to wish you a Merry Christmas! We hope that this week you'll be surrounded by family, friends and loved ones while enjoying time together and making great memories.  It’s been fan

Dec 22, 2022 |

How To Avoid Being House Poor

How To Avoid Being House Poor

Since buying a home is one of the biggest financial investments most people ever make, if you're are not careful, you can get in over your head. This can result in a status of being “house poor,” or spending way more on housing costs than you can afford.

Dec 20, 2022 | Refinancing a Home

How to Buy a Home in Today’s High-Priced Market Without a Six-Figure Income

How to Buy a Home in Today’s High-Priced Market Without a Six-Figure Income

According to a recent report from Redfin, as of October 2022, in order to afford a “typical home” with the median monthly mortgage payment of $2,682, a buyer would need to earn at least $107,281 to be able to afford the loan. While prices may have slowed

Dec 13, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

The Ultimate Mortgage Pre-Approval Document Checklist

The Ultimate Mortgage Pre-Approval Document Checklist

If you’re ready to buy a home, before you even start going to see properties, it is a good idea to obtain a preapproval letter from your mortgage lender. Especially in a competitive housing market, sellers will take you more seriously if they see you alre

Dec 06, 2022 | Purchasing a Home

There are Lots of Reasons to Refinance Your Home

There are Lots of Reasons to Refinance Your Home

With interest rates doubling in the past year, you may think that it’s no longer a good time to refinance your mortgage. However, the truth is there may be some circumstances that make now a perfect time to switch into a new home loan. The best time to re

Dec 01, 2022 | Refinancing a Home

Can’t Quite Afford a House Yet? Consider a Co-Borrower

Can’t Quite Afford a House Yet? Consider a Co-Borrower

With home prices skyrocketing over the past few years, more first-time buyers are enlisting the help of more seasoned homeowners - namely their parents or grandparents - to be co-borrowers with them. In fact, since 2020, the percentage of young adult buye

Nov 29, 2022 | Purchasing a Home