Homestyle Renovation Loans


Homestyle Renovation Loans are commonly used to upgrade a home in need of repairs during or right after the initial purchase. While it is not the sole way to pay for the renovations, many find ease of use in this program, since it can be rolled in with the home purchase mortgage. Learn more about… [Read More]

20 Questions to Ask Your Realtor When Buying A Home


Purchasing a home will be one of the most important decisions to make in your entire life. It is wise to be thorough. This week, Nickel City Funding provides Orchard Park, NY customers with a list of twenty questions to ask a realtor when buying a home. In speaking to realtors, we have found the… [Read More]

A Look at Conventional Loans


Many banks in the private lending market use conventional loans. A conventional loan is a mortgage that is not backed by a government entity. Therefore, banks can be somewhat more flexible in the terms they choose for their loans. Today we share more information about this mortgage program; you may have an easier time qualifying… [Read More]

What are VA Loans?


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers VA loans. This program can help people who serve our country purchase the home that they deserve. There are also many benefits with using this government-backed program. This program was created after the Second World War to help military and their families find the American Dream. Many qualifying… [Read More]

Self-Employed Loans


Nickel City Funding helps a wide array of homebuyers with unique financing needs. This week, we are here to help explain why someone may need a self-employed loan. If you are an entrepreneur or contractor, or have non-traditional sources of income, then this loan may be your ticket to a new home. Read on below… [Read More]

Understanding Reverse Mortgages

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When you make a loan against a home that you already own, this is commonly known as a reverse mortgage. You can borrow against equity once you have paid down a home, and take out funds to pay other expenses. Many people use this to purchase a second or investment property. It can also be… [Read More]

How Much Home Can I Afford Making $100,000 per Year?

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There are many ways to calculate how much home you can afford to buy on your annual income. In all the various suggestions, a key lesson is to make your home purchase decision carefully. Nickle City Funding in Orchard Park, NY has compiled various theories on how to determine the value of home you can… [Read More]

Stated Income Loans


Stated Income Loans Are you a property investor that owns multiple homes or apartment complexes? Do you have unusual income sources that do not meet automatic underwriting or common loan criteria? You may want to consider a stated income loan. Nickel City Funding, Inc. in Orchard Park, NY is here to explain stated income loans… [Read More]

How Much Home Can I Afford Making $50,000 per Year?

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In many parts of the state, trying to buy a home may seem like an unaffordable and unrealistic dream. This may be especially true if you do not make much. How can you expect to afford a $500,000 home if you only make $50,000 per year? Well, if you buy the right home with the… [Read More]