BIG Changes Coming to Colonial’s Mortgage Services

BIG changes are coming soon to Colonial’s Mortgage Services website! The new website is loaded with updates and exciting features including a sleek, mobile-friendly experience, new payment features, automatic payment options ...

How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment

Every year, homeowners get a property tax bill based on the perceived value of their home. However, sometimes the assessors that estimate what a home and its property are worth miss things or misinterpret data to come up with ...

Colonial Highlights from 2018

Deal Colonial Customer, As another year comes to an end and we look forward to the new year ahead, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for being a Colonial customer. Whether you have chosen Colonial as your mortgage ...

Colonial in the Community – Fall 2018

Colonial takes an immense amount of pride in serving our local communities. Whether it be providing grants to benefit underprivileged individuals, volunteering at area events or providing homebuyer and banking education, Colonial ...

Five Ways to Use a Cash Out Refinance

Are you looking for a way to finance home renovations, pay down high-interest credit cards or finally purchase that something special you’ve had your eye on? A cash-out refinance or home equity loan may be exactly what you’re ...
One of the most common of these financial options is a Veterans Affairs mortgage, better known as a VA loan. All too often, however, veterans and active-duty military members have lingering questions about exactly what a VA loan is and who is eligible for it.

VA Loans 101 

Serving as a member of the United States Military can be one of the most arduous and difficult jobs imaginable. In return, many financial organizations have gone out of their way to provide active and retired members of the military ...
Before taking the leap, learn more about what it means to refinance your loan and whether or not it’s right for you.

Should You Refinance Your Home?

If you are a homeowner, chances are you’ve received emails or physical mail advising you to refinance your mortgage, but many Americans don’t understand exactly what this process entails. Before taking the leap, learn more ...
One of the biggest challenges homebuyers face is the ability to save enough money for a down payment. Rent prices continue to rise, which adds to the difficulty of trying to save.

All About the HomeReady® Mortgage Program

One of the biggest challenges homebuyers face is the ability to save enough money for a down payment. Rent prices continue to rise, which adds to the difficulty of trying to save. What many people struggling to save for a down ...
Maybe the home you are considering has the space you need but just needs a few upgrades to be the ideal home for you and your family. Fortunately, Colonial offers a program that allows homebuyers to immediately improve a property upon purchase with our Purchase Plus Improvement Loan.

Make Upgrades to Your New Home with Colonial’s Purchase Plus Loan

When searching for the ideal home, there are a few things that can make or break your decision to submit an offer. If hosting barbeques for family and friends is important, you’re going to want to find a home that has the backyard ...
Colonial has been an expert on “kiddie condos” for years, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, ABC News and various other news sites. Below, we’ll look at some of the benefits of buying a home for your college student.

Campus Cribs: Buying a Home for Your College Student

A child going off to college is a huge milestone. Not just for the student, but for the parents as well. It’s a time of excitement mixed with a bit of nervousness and uncertainty about what lies ahead. One thing that shouldn’t ...