12 Tips for Holiday Spending

Maybe you promised yourself last year that you weren’t going to overspend. Maybe you said that this year was going to be different. Christmas time is now and how are you managing your Christmas spending? Here are 12 tips that may help you keep your wallet happier this Christmas. 1. Set a budget – It [...]

2020-12-21T08:58:39-06:00December 21st, 2020|

The Deadline is Here… December 1st

A few weeks back we told you it's coming and we're a little over a month away, forbearance begins December 1st. That’s why we're repeating our forbearance article from a few weeks back. So here we go… We’ve been telling you for a while and if you are even thinking about a refinance, stop dragging [...]

2020-11-02T10:30:47-06:00November 2nd, 2020|

One-Time Close Construction Program

Our One-Time Close Construction Program offers financing for both the construction and lot purchase for the future home of your dreams. The specific benefits include: -    Low and no down payment options -    No payments during construction -    Rate locked up front -    No requalification once construction is complete -    One-Time Closing means reduced costs So, what sets this program [...]

2020-10-23T10:39:12-05:00October 23rd, 2020|

Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payments!

If paying off your mortgage earlier and saving money sounds good to you, you may want to consider bi-weekly mortgage payments. This week we are going to talk about the benefits of bi-weekly payments, why they are good and how they work. Simply put, bi-weekly mortgage payments are your monthly mortgage payments, but they are [...]

2020-06-22T12:18:15-05:00June 22nd, 2020|


Business as usual. While we are all feeling the pain of the current events, we want everyone to know that we are here at Mortgage Gumbo and will continue to keep you updated. We are committed to providing you outstanding service along with education and options that you have trusted for over 5 years. Some [...]

2020-03-26T09:42:05-05:00March 26th, 2020|

Establishing An Application

We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these trying times. While you are surely tired of reading about COVID-19 and looking for a way to entertain yourself, why not educate yourself on the Home Buying Process!? This week, in our Home Buying Series, we discuss establishing an application and how credit may impact [...]

2020-03-20T09:59:42-05:00March 20th, 2020|

One-Time Close Construction Program

This week we were lucky enough to have Keith Stracensky, the Vice President of Construction Lending at Cross Country Mortgage, on the show to give us some more insight into the Cross Country Mortgage One-Time Close Construction Program. There have been recent updates that make our program even better than the competition’s, and Keith shared [...]

2020-03-13T08:17:08-05:00March 13th, 2020|

Home Buying Process – Banks vs. Correspondent Lenders

What’s up, Gumbonation? As we move into a new month and onward from our February credit tips, we’ll begin discussing our Home Buying Process Series. The application process can be extremely intimidating and confusing. Mortgage Gumbo is here to help alleviate some of that confusion with some simple tips, over the course of the next [...]

2020-03-06T08:42:18-06:00March 6th, 2020|
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