Upgrading Your Backyard With Help From Colonial

If you are wanting to upgrade your backyard, you might be a bit hesitant about where to begin. Trust me, you aren’t alone. There is nothing worse than beginning a home project only to realize you don’t have the time or the ...

Real Estate Trends You Need to Know

The real estate market is an ever-evolving entity subject to buyers’ wants, sellers’ needs and the state of the economy. These influences can make selling or buying a home exceptionally complicated. That is why you need some ...

What Is Collateral and Why Is It Important

The fundamental difference between a secured and unsecured loan is the collateral requirement. But what is collateral? Why is it important? And what is a lien? You’ll learn all about it below. Definition of collateral Collateral ...

Are You Ready for a Vacation Home?

In the afterglow of a rejuvenating getaway, buying a vacation home can seem like an especially attractive idea. What could be better than having a place of your own near your favorite beach, mountain range or artsy small town? ...

Rates are Rising. Is it Time to Refinance?

You’ve probably heard it on the news or through Social Media, “Interest Rates are Rising.” While it’s no reason to panic, rising interest rates do have an impact on homeowners and potential homeowners. Throughout the last ...

How to Handle a Homeowner’s Claim Through ServiceHomeLoan.com

When your home is damaged from extreme weather or catastrophe, your first priority is how to get things fixed and back to normal. In the beginning, it’s a process of working with your Homeowner’s Insurance company and contractors ...

Colonial Meets with FWMBCC to Strengthen Relationship with Black Community

Three members of Colonial recently met with the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce (FWMBCC) to discuss how Colonial can continue to strengthen our relationship with the black community in Fort Worth, where Colonial’s ...

Colonial Celebrates 69 Years of Business

On Tuesday, February 2, Colonial celebrated our 69-year anniversary! Our founder, the late Jimmy DuBose, had a vision to bring affordable and reliable mortgage financing options for the post-war community following World War II, ...

What to Know About VA Loans

Trying to navigate the world of finances is intimidating under the best of circumstances, but securing a home loan can be particularly complex. However, if you’re an active member of the United States military or a veteran, ...

Getting the Most Out of ServiceHomeLoan.com

Are you getting the most out of your mortgage servicing? As your mortgage servicer, we are here to help should you have any questions regarding your mortgage or escrow and to assist you if you fall behind on your mortgage payments ...