Sara Satterlee - Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS #1455431

Home loan and refinancing information.

13 Storage Mistakes You're Currently Making (and How to Fix Them)

Want to declutter and organize your space? Don't make these 13 storage mistakes at home. Storage might seem like a no-brainer, but a few mistakes can hold you back from the ideal organizing situation. Luckily, most are an easy fix. Here's how to improve your storage strategies and get organized the right way.

House hunting can be hard! If you're not sure where to begin your search, ask yourself these questions:

- What type of neighborhood feels right?
- What type of home do I want to live in?
- What features are most important me and my family?

I hope you’re feeling the love today. ❤️ Happy Valentine's Day!

A Procrastinator's Guide: 5 Last-Minute Game-Day Bites

Scrambling to find a quick and easy snack for the big game? 😋 🏈 These recipes can be on the table in under 30 minutes! Instead of fumbling an opportunity to eat guacamole and drink beer on a Sunday night, throw together a last-minute viewing party spread with a little football-inspired rushing.

No matter what team you're rooting for this weekend, take your big game party at home to the next level with these ideas! 🏈

Did you know: A fixed interest rate will remain the same as long as you have the loan. Hence the term "fixed rate mortgage."

Bring peace and tranquility to your home with Pantone's Color of the Year, Classic Blue! Here are some ideas to get you started:

- Paint an accent wall in your home
- Transform furniture pieces with a new shade
- Add small accents like pillows and blankets to your living room

Have you started thinking of your resolutions for 2020? 🤔 Be sure to include a few for your home! Here are a few ideas to help you brainstorm:

- Add curb appeal with a new door
- Update bathrooms
- Renovate your kitchen
- Create a seasonal cleaning list
- Donate household items/furniture you no longer use

Happy New Year! I am wishing you health, happiness and prosperity in 2020. ✨

There's really no place like home for the holidays. I hope you have a merry and magical holiday surrounded by friends and family!

Happy first day of winter! ☃️❄️ Need some ideas for cold weather activities? 👇

- Host a "create-your-own hot chocolate" bar complete with toppings and whipped cream
- Gather the family and drive around looking at holiday lights
- Go sledding
- Bake some warm treats

No need to stop your home search during the winter months! Here are 4 reasons to keep motivated:

Fewer Buyers
More Available Realtors
Discounted Movers
Motivated Sellers

It almost time for Jack Frost to nip at your nose! ☃️❄️ Be sure to take these measures (if you haven't already!) to get your home ready for winter.

- Install a Storm Door or Steel Front Door
- Caulk (or Re-Caulk) Your Windows
- Install a Programmable Thermostat
- Add New Insulation

Happy #Thanksgiving! Hope you're spending the day with friends, family and lots of great food.

Expecting overnight guests this holiday season? Get your home ready to welcome family and friends with these tips:

- Give your home a deep clean
- Have extra towels, linens and toiletries available
- Create a coffee station
- Stock up on extra snacks for guests

Today we thank the brave soldiers who served for our freedom and the country we call home. Happy Veterans Day!

Want to spruce up your home just in time for the holidays? Try these DIY projects.

- Replace your front door to add curb appeal
- Install a new back splash
- Refinish cabinets
- Add a fresh coat of paint to your guest bed room

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Thinking of buying a home, but not sure what time of year is the best for purchasing? Fall could be the right time, here's why:

- Less competition than spring/summer
- Motivated "end-of-year" sellers
- The temperatures are favorable for moving day

The fall season is finally upon us! These porch decorating ideas are sure to get your home in the season and help you welcome your guests.

Cooler temperatures will soon be upon us! Prepare your garden or lawn with these tips.

- Mulch your perennials
- Trim and water trees
- Plant hardy spring-blooming bulbs

Getting burned out on the idea of financing your ideal kitchen? PrimeLending’s streamlined renovation loan makes it a piece of cake. With just one loan and one monthly payment, paying for your home improvement will be incredibly easy. Let me help guide you from application to beautiful kitchen.

Looking for a way to celebrate Good Neighbor Day? Try one of these awesome ideas!

- Host a community dinner
- Gift a fun plant for their garden
- Bake a batch of cookies and deliver to their door

With fall just around the corner, ensuring your home is ready for the new season is important! Here's where to start:

- Get your HVAC inspected
- Clean gutters
- Plant bulbs for spring
- Have your home's roof inspected

Realtor Safety Tip: Always let someone know where you are going, who you are meeting and when you’ll be back in the office. Be sure to leave your client’s information with someone you trust.

Happy Labor Day! It's a great day to sleep in and spend some time relaxing at home. Enjoy your holiday!

Whether your one bedroom apartment is getting cramped or you're finally ready to leave the nest, making the move from renter to owner is a step in the right direction!

Want to get started? Contact me to learn more about your loan options as a first-time home buyer.

Don't know what goes into your credit score? Understand how it's created and what you can do to improve it here:

Hello lower rates! Now is the time to act if you’re thinking about refinancing. Use the Should I Refinance calculator to see how much you could save here:

It's about time to go from a summer to school schedule! How are you and your family prepping for back-to-school? Make sure your home is ready with these tips:

- Create a supply area for home
- Stock pantry with after school snacks
- Clean out closets to donate and create room for new school clothes

Overwhelmed with the thought of making the move to your new home? Use these strategies to master your upcoming move.

- Purge old or no longer used items by donating or tossing out.
- Mark all boxes and keep an inventory of how many boxes belong in each room.
- Pack a "Day 1" bag for anything you might need like a toothbrush or change of clothes.

If you’ve been considering a home renovation, summer may be the right time to get started! Here's why:

1. Contractor availability
2. Summer break from school
3. Less chance of rain, more sun
4. Renovations in time for the holidays

I’m excited to announce that I have a new professional home at PrimeLending! If you or someone you know needs a home loan, I’m your go-to. Contact me today to learn about options.

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Home Loans Made Simple®

PrimeLending NMLS ID: 13649

I’m Sara Satterlee NMLS: 1455431 Loan Officer with PrimeLending. a national mortgage lender making the home loan process simple.

At PrimeLending, we are Home Loans Made Simple®. For over three decades, we have helped people buy, refinance and renovate their homes. PrimeLending’s loan officers give customers personal attention and explain their options every step of the way. We have straightforward processes, user-friendly mobile applications and step-by-step communication to keep our customers informed and feeling at ease. We lock, approve and close loans quickly, and earn our customers’ trust with our reliable service. PrimeLending loan officers help customers choose from a wide array of loan products, like fixed and adjustable rate mortgages, FHA and VA loans, jumbo loans, refinancing options, renovation loans and relocation programs.

The views expressed on this site are those of the individual author and do not necessarily represent those of Hilltop Holdings, PlainsCapital Corporation or its subsidiaries.

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