Tips for Financial Freedom: Creating and Sticking to a Budget

Your first order of business when deciding to create a budget, is to determine exactly how much you’re spending each month. You can put a solid budget plan into action with strategies that include calculating your expenses. The key to a budget is to stay with it over time. Set a budget you can stick to by determining your income,…

Rent Vs. Buy

One of the most daunting decisions in today’s real estate market is whether to rent vs. buy.  With historically low inventory nationwide, soaring property values, steadily increasing rental rates, and competitive mortgage rates, many are left scratching their heads, wondering what the best solution is for their housing needs. The Traverse City market is no exception. PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCE There…

Many Options Available When Looking for the Right Neighborhood in Traverse City

What is all the buzz about Traverse City and northern Michigan? For those who have been Michigan life-long residents you have heard the stories, seen and heard the “Pure Michigan” TV and radio ads with their invitation to visit the Northland.

3 Steps to Your Mortgage at Honor Bank

With our competitive market for homes today, speed is everything. Whether you’re looking to buy, build or refinance your home, Honor Bank can help with all your home loan needs. Follow these Three Steps to Your Mortgage at Honor Bank and get ready to move into your new home!