Real Estate Guidance from First Meridian!

First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes… buying a house!


Leave it to our trusted mortgage specialist, Yael Ishakis, to answer all of your real estate questions.

As a representative from First Meridian, Yael knows every secret when it comes to transitioning your focus from your dream wedding to your dream house! We know weddings, but Yael is your mortgage expert- check out her tips below!


(When applying for a Real Estate Loan)

1 ) Thou shall not change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job.

2 ) Thou shall not buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living in it)!

3 ) Thou shall not use charge cards excessively or let your accounts fall behind.

4 ) Thou shall not spend money you have set aside for closing.

5 ) Thou shall not omit debts or liabilities from your loan application.

6 ) Thou shall not buy furniture or appliances on credit.

7 ) Thou shall not originate any inquiries into your credit.

8 ) Thou shall not make large deposits without first checking with your loan officer.

9 ) Thou shall not change bank accounts.

10 ) Thou shall not co-sign a loan for anyone.