Are You Eligible for a VA Home Loan?

Many military service people and Veterans are eligible for benefits through the Veterans Administration including special home loan options.  However, certain parameters are required by the VA including suitable credit, sufficient ...
For many Veterans and their families, the dream of homeownership may not be as difficult as they think. We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about VA Loans.

VA Home Loans

In 1944, the GI Bill of Rights was passed to provide veterans with federally guaranteed home, farm, and business loans with no down payment. The Bill quickly transformed the economy and society to help billions of veterans achieve ...
Don’t let a dated kitchen or a backyard that lacks personality sway you from owning your perfect home. Colonial’s Purchase Plus Loan allows customers to combine the financing for your new home with the financing needed to renovate the property.

Purchase + Improvement Loans

Shopping for a new home is an exciting time. Driving up to a home that you may soon call your own can be exhilarating. But what if you found a home that checks off just about everything on your list, but is just a few small renovations ...
In recent years, mistrust of the housing market and difficulty finding secure employment caused many young families and new college graduates to delay purchasing a first home.

Keep Young Buyers in Mind When Selling Your Home

In recent years, mistrust of the housing market and difficulty finding secure employment caused many young families and new college graduates to delay purchasing a first home. Now that the economy is recovering and the housing ...
When shopping for the best mortgage, knowing the facts will help consumers obtain the right deal for their particular situation.

Fixed-Rate Versus Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

When shopping for the best mortgage, knowing the facts will help consumers obtain the right deal for their particular situation. A great place to start is by gaining an understanding of the differences between a fixed-rate and ...
No matter how you like to kick back, let Colonial work with you to achieve your vacation or investment property financing.

Vacation or Investment Property Financing Available

There’s truly no place like home, unless you are on the perfect vacation. Throughout the year, many of us can’t help but daydream about taking a break from the daily grind and enjoying a weekend getaway or visiting our favorite ...
With a few quick tips and some careful calculating on your part, we can help you make sure you get a mortgage that fits your budget and your financial goals.

Comparing Mortgages Made Easy

Finding the right house to buy can take months—years, in some cases. Finding the right mortgage should be easier. With a few quick tips and some careful calculating on your part, we can help you make sure you get a mortgage ...
If you follow a few general rules, you can get the best interest rate on your mortgage.

How to Get the Best Interest Rate on Your Mortgage

If you’re purchasing a home, chances are, you’ll have to take out a mortgage loan. And, like with other types of loans, mortgages come with an interest rate. Those rates vary among many different factors, including: The Economy ...
Whatever the reason for a home upgrade, Colonial has two programs that allow you to make the home renovations you desire, with all of the award-winning services that Colonial is known for.

Home Renovations Made Easy

There is no shortage of reasons people look to make a home renovation. For many, their finances have improved since they bought their home, and they are looking to invest the equity they’ve gained back into their current home. ...
Same outstanding team, now with the addition of Colonial’s long history of superior customer service and award-winning products, Criterion Mortgage is now Colonial National Mortgage.

Construction Loan Experts Now Offering Colonial’s Single Close Loan

Same outstanding team, now with the addition of Colonial’s long history of superior customer service and award-winning products, Criterion Mortgage is now Colonial National Mortgage. Led by Pat Goolsby, who served as President ...