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2020 Financial Markets Update

Home Refinancing Strategies In High-Interest Environments

April 9, 2023

Interest rates remain high for fixed-rate loan mortgages. These market trends could lead to significant increases in monthly payments and […]

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How First Western Trust Can Help You Find the Right Home Loan

February 15, 2023

Even in the best of circumstances, finding the right mortgage loan can be an extremely complicated and daunting process. Fortunately, […]

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15- vs. 30-Year Mortgages: What You Need to Know

August 11, 2021

When you buy a new house, you’ll have an enormous array of mortgage options to choose from. Your down payment, […]

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Is a Professional Mortgage Right For You?

April 7, 2021

For many young professionals entering the workforce, purchasing a home may feel like a goal that will take years to […]

2020 Financial Markets Update

Rates and Tax Law Impact Mortgage Industry

April 13, 2018

Justin Crowley, senior loan originator and production manager for First Western’s Northern Colorado Mortgage office, explains how the combination of […]

2020 Financial Markets Update

First Western Joins Forces with Englewood Mortgage Company

August 28, 2017

DENVER, Colo – August 28, 2017 – First Western Trust today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire […]

4 Steps to Make the Mortgage Process Easier

July 27, 2017

Most of us hear the word “mortgage” and instantly think paperwork. While we can never avoid all of the paperwork, […]

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What’s the Hype around Interest Only Mortgages?

June 27, 2017

While interest only mortgages aren’t entirely new to the market, they have been getting more attention in the past few […]

Interest Rates Are Rising. Make Sure You’re Getting the Best Mortgage Rate.

March 2, 2017

Over the past few years, you have probably heard many calls to take another look at your mortgage. With interest […]

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Headed for divorce? Move quickly to shore up your credit.

September 12, 2015

By Mischelle Weaver, Director of Mortgage Loan Services According to the GOA Retirement Security 2012 PDF, splitting one household into […]