Purchasing a home is likely one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. Miles D. Rusth has a goal of making sure you have access to helpful and educational resources to make the home loan process less intimidating and less stressful. Use the videos and downloadable resources below as tools to help increase your knowledge of the home loan and home buying process.

Mortgage Commentary

Miles’ Daily Mortgage Commentary is a brief report that takes the complex economic data affecting mortgage rates and translates it into an easy to understand daily report.

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UnZip The Zip-Code

We’re out and about in our favorite communities in Oregon and Washington for our UnZip The Zip-Code video series! Join mortgage specialist Stacy Benner on KATU’s AM Northwest on Friday mornings for new episodes or check out an archive of previous episodes here.

Mortgages UnZipped

Our video series, Mortgages UnZipped, takes a closer look at the home loan process and answers your mortgage questions. Tune in to KATU’s AM Northwest on Fridays from 9-10 AM for new episodes or watch past episodes right here.

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Buyer’s Packet

Download Miles’ Buyer’s Packet for a comprehensive overview of the home loan process – includes timelines, important documents, and more.


Loan Application Process

Get the details on the loan application process with a downloadable guide from Miles.


Things to Know

Learn what to do and what not to do when applying for a home loan.


Contact Miles D. Rusth

Learn more about Miles D. Rusth and how to contact him.


Closing Cost Credit

Find out if you qualify to save on closing costs for purchases of newly constructed homes or condos.


Home Loan Options

Learn about some of the home loan options and programs available through Miles D. Rusth and Summit Mortgage Corporation.


2 Ways to Win When Building a New Home

Learn how to make building a new home easier with Miles D. Rusth and Summit Mortgage Corporation.


Tap Into Home Equity

Making monthly mortgage payments? Click to learn more about utilizing your home equity with a loan or line of credit.


Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Law enforcement officers, teachers, firefighters or EMTs may be eligible for special financing on home loans with the Good Neighbor Next Door program.


Home Advantage Loan Program

Qualified Washington State home buyers may be eligible for lower interest rates and down payment assistance with the Home Advantage loan program.


EnergySpark Home Loan Program

Energy-conscious home buyers in the state of Washington can save with an EnergySpark home loan.


USDA Home Loans

Learn about rural development home loans in Oregon and Washington



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