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Is Homeownership Better Than Renting?

Let’s take a closer look at these pros and cons, and a few others, to help decide whether renting or buying is right for you.

Iowa Finance Authority Names Lincoln Savings Bank Top Mortgage Lender

Lincoln Savings Bank was recently named the 2022 Top IFA Lender, assisting 134 homebuyers.

Quick Guide To USDA Home Loans

If you live in a rural community or plan to, you might use a USDA loan to buy, repair, or improve a home.

What to Know Before Buying a House

Buying a home could help you escape annual rent increases, give you more living space, and let you build equity in an appreciating asset.

What You Need to Know About Military Homeownership Assistance

Military service could help unlock the door to homeownership. Eligible Iowa service members and veterans can use the Military Homeownership Assistance Program to help cover down payments and closing costs on a new home.

Applying for a Home Loan? Consider These Loan Options

If you’re thinking about getting a home loan, there’s no better time than now. Rates are going up and are expected to increase further in 2022.

Everything You Need to Know About IFA Mortgage Loans

Lincoln Savings Bank partners with the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) to offer affordable mortgage, down payment, and closing cost assistance programs for both first-time and experienced home buyers. Learn more about IFA Home Loans.