The benefits of investing in your own home include stable monthly payments, the opportunity to build equity, yearly tax advantages, the freedom to renovate as needed and cheaper than renting overtime. June is National Homeownership Month, a month to celebrate the benefits that homeownership brings to families. Your trusted mortgage lender at Heartland Bank will help you weigh the advantages and risks, and help get you into the home of your dreams.
Jan Stoldorf (NMLS #646027) is the Branch President for our Geneva and Shickley branches as well as Mortgage Relationship Manager for the Fillmore County, Fairbury and Daykin markets. She has been providing a full range of banking services and mortgages since 2002. Jan is originally from Menno, South Dakota and graduated from South Dakota State University. Outside of the bank, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters, Lindsey and Tori, golfing and exercising.
Jan's best advice for first-time homebuyers or refinancers is to work with a local lender who will go the extra mile for you.
"We [Heartland Bank] are your local lender who will go the extra mile for you. Our lenders will help qualify you for a home you can afford, and walk you through the mortgage or refinancing process with ease."
In the market for your first home? Download our First-Time Homebuyer's Guide for advice, tools and tips for the home buying journey.
Have you been in your current home for awhile and thinking about trading up? Check out our Home Buyer's Guide to Trading Up to help plan, finance and coordinate your next move.
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Sarah is the Media Specialist at Heartland Bank. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a degree in Communication Studies. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends and organizing and decorating her home.
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