Mortgage Information

May 15, 2020

Keep The Dream of Homeownership Alive

Buying and owning your own home is no easy task, and there are moments on everyone's journey when they feel like it's impossible. However, there are plenty of resources available to help make your dream of becoming a homeowner a reality. 

The first step you should take ...

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May 8, 2020

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since Covid 19

 

It's been difficult to adjust to a new normal during the past few weeks. With most residents being asked to stay at home, there are many who have recently lost their jobs or been asked to work remotely. The mortgage industry has also taken a big hit that ...

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April 10, 2020

Your Tax Return Can Help You Become A Homeowner

Saving money each month toward a long-term goal is increasingly difficult for most people. Even committed savers can get thrown off track when unexpected problems or opportunities arise. It can be difficult to envision how $200 a month can add up to a new home; the dream of homeownership continues ...

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April 1, 2020

Working To Help Our Clients and Consumers During The Pandemic

Along with the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR), our local Board of Realtors, and RE/MAX, my associates and I have been lending out support and efforts to have real estate transactions reclassified as an essential business to help our clients and all consumers in Pennsylvania. We feel it is ...

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Feb. 21, 2020

Top 2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Buying a home is a huge commitment and one which should be considered carefully before undertaking. Not only are you committing to years of the mortgage, but you are also putting down roots in a community for some period of time. As more and more Millennials consider the pros and ...

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Jan. 31, 2020

5 Tips for Buying a Home When You Have Student Loans

Most college students require some kind of financing to complete their degree. Student loan debt is a serious commitment, one which can take up to 20 years to repay. But having a student loan does not mean you will be unable to buy a home, in fact lenders are prepared ...

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Dec. 27, 2019

What to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

You’ve done everything right so far; you’ve found a great lender, received a preapproval and submitted your loan package for final approval. Now you’re done, right? Wrong. Until you close on your new loan, it’s more important than ever to keep your credit steady. Most lenders perform one last credit ...

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Dec. 20, 2019

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

Most of our local communities are experiencing a brisk real estate market. Well priced homes are moving quickly and sometimes sellers have multiple offers from which to choose. How can you make your offer stand out and put you in a better position to get the home? Fortunately there are ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

5 Tips For Starting Your Home Search

 

Everyone wants to time their home purchase “just right.” Ideally, the picture perfect “buyer’s market”; plenty of well-priced listings, low interest rates and a slow moving real estate market where the buyer has plenty of time to decide on an offer. The reality is that the current market ...

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Nov. 11, 2019

Mortgage Rate Projections From the Experts

 

Here's a look at Mortgage Interest rate projections for the next 12 months...