Topic: Homeownership

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Buy a Home in Iowa?

Many people are asking themselves "Can I afford to buy a home?" Luckily for Iowans, homes in our state remain affordable. So, for those taking the homebuying plunge, we've outlined a few important things to keep in mind.

Extra Fees Homebuyers Need to Know About

Understand all of the extra fees that go into purchasing your home. Knowing your requirements as a buyer can help you prepare for being a homeowner.

FHA Loans at Lincoln Savings Bank

If you are a first time home buyer and looking to buy your first house, FHA loans with Lincoln Savings Bank may be a good option for you. Without a big down payment and lower closing costs, we may be able to make your first home loan easier with the FHA loan!

6 Things Every First-Time Homebuyer Needs to Know

At Lincoln Savings Bank, we want to make your first-time home buying experience as simple and enjoyable as possible, which is why we've broken it into six achievable steps.

Everything You Need to Know About VA Loans

A VA loan is a home loan option that is available to veterans, service members, and some military spouses. Although these loans are issued by private lenders, they are guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In addition to allowing current and former military members to purchase a home under the program, they also offer mortgage refinancing options for those who qualify.

Fall Fix-it Projects with a Home Equity Line of Credit

If you are struggling to find the money to complete some updates on your home this fall, maybe a home equity line of credit can help.

All the Things a Nest Egg Covers

At Lincoln Savings Bank we've found there are some key elements that new homeowners tend to gravitate toward when it comes to spending their nest egg. We've widdled those insights down to what key purchases we think may help you best.

Steps to Buying a House

Take the stress out of buying a home. Lincoln Savings Bank is here make the home buying process as simple as possible, by walking you through the steps to buying a house. Whether you're starting a family or wanting to move into your forever home, we can help, starting with these steps to buy a house, homeownership is in your future. Steps for Buying a House are made easy with LSB

How to Know When You're Ready to Buy a Home

Nervous about buying your first home? Not to worry – you're not alone! Navigating your path to home ownership can often feel like a maze, but luckily Lincoln Savings Bank is here to help you find your way. Having been in business for over 100 years, we know what it takes to transition from renting to owning your home.

10 DIY Ideas To Add Personality To Your Apartment or Rental

Learn more about 10 ways to bring more color, warmth, and personality in your space. All of our tips are beginner level and intended to be easy on your wallet as well as your free time.

Why do I Need a Real Estate Agent?

The process of purchasing a home can be stressful, time-consuming, and needs to be meticulously scrutinized each step of the way. Today we'd like to share some of the key benefits a real estate agent can assist you with during your home's transaction process; both for those buying and selling properties in Iowa.

What is a USDA Loan?

USDA mortgages offer considerable benefits for those wishing to buy a home in an eligible rural area. Although these loans are issued through private lenders, they are guaranteed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).