Buying a Home / Giving Back / Lake Trust News

Haven Homes of Detroit Named 2023 Home Loan Giveback Recipient

Abbie Dyer - Jan 29, 2024 10:40:15 AM

Your home is more than just four walls. It’s a place where you relax at the end of a long day. It’s a source of comfort. And it’s the backdrop of countless memories you’ve formed with friends and...

Buying a Home / Budgeting

How A Home Equity Loan Can Help You Tackle A Renovation

Abbie Dyer - Jun 13, 2022 9:17:16 AM

As the housing market remains competitive and mortgage rates1 begin to fluctuate, many people are reconsidering their plans to move this year. Instead, some people are looking for ideas to spruce up...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home / Budgeting / Refinancing

Is Now A Good Time To Refinance Your Home?

Abbie Dyer - May 16, 2021 1:07:00 PM

Another season of change is upon us. With the fluctuating interest rates on home loans, it might be a good idea to consider changing up your mortgage this year. While there are advantages to...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home / Budgeting

4 Budgeting Ideas to Figure Out How Much Home You Can Afford

Abbie Dyer - Jul 23, 2018 3:54:31 PM

The time has finally come to put down roots. You’ve made a list of the things you want and need in a home, your Pinterest board is littered with decorating ideas, and you’ve spent hours online...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home

The 6 Most Overlooked Costs of Owning Your First Home

Abbie Dyer - Aug 5, 2015 11:00:00 AM

You've gone over your budget, looked at potential places and selected the one that you can see yourself in for years to come. So it's finally time to buy your first home. Congratulations! It's...

Buying a Home / Member stories / Be Yourself

Lake Trust Member Highlight: Sarah, First Time Homebuyer

Abbie Dyer - Jul 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Home isn't just a place where we sleep or store our stuff; it's a mode of self-expression and a marker of where we are geographically and in life. Sometimes we can't really explain what makes a home;...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home

9 Ways I Saved On My Kitchen Remodel

Abbie Dyer - May 13, 2015 11:21:00 AM

A kitchen is the focal point of any home. So it's important to have a space that's comfortable to work in and appealing to look at. But with the average price of a kitchen remodel in the tens of...

Buying a Home / Budgeting

4 Steps to Financing Your New Home

Abbie Dyer - Mar 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Spring is just around the corner. Birds are chirping, the snow is melting and “For Sale” signs are popping up in front of homes in your neighborhood. If it’s time to start looking for a new house,...

Buying a Home

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Abbie Dyer - Mar 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

There comes a point in time when renting an apartment with your buds just doesn’t cut it anymore. The constant stream of people in the house and labeling your food gets annoying after a while. Maybe...

Buying a Home

10 Simple Steps of the Home Buying Process

Abbie Dyer - Mar 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Knowing how to navigate through the home buying journey can be overwhelming. We'll help make the process a bit easier by preparing you for what’s ahead.

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