Mortgage Information

Nov. 11, 2019

Mortgage Rate Projections From the Experts

 

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

Nov. 8, 2019

What Type of Mortgage is Right for You

When our parents were buying their first home, there was one way to finance the purchase. You would walk down to the corner bank and asked for a 30 year mortgage. Today the average home owner moves every 5-7 years. Depending on your needs there are a number of mortgage ...

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Oct. 18, 2019

Learn The Lingo of Buying a Home

If you are a first time home buyer, or even a repeat buyer, you quickly realize that real estate has a language all its own. Understanding some of the lingo can help you navigate the process a little easier. By learning a few critical terms, you will be in a ...

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Aug. 30, 2019

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

For generations, homeowners would buy a home for life. Working over the years to make the payments and celebrating the end of the 30 year mortgage were great milestones in the family. Today, few home buyers expect to be in their home for longer than 7 years on average. Paying off a 30 ...

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Aug. 5, 2019

Writing An Offer That Stands Out

 

If you’ve been looking for a new home, finding the right one is exciting. Now that it’s time to write the offer, however, you might be wondering what you can do to make sure the seller is impressed with your offer. Of course the easiest way is to offer ...

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July 26, 2019

What You Need To Know About Appraisals

Appraisals are one of the most confusing aspects of buying or selling real estate for the consumer. When a buyer and seller agree on a sales price, it can be frustrating to hear that the appraisal came in with a value too low. It’s not enough for the principals to ...

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May 24, 2019

Boomerang Buyers Feel Comfortable Buying Again

According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a foreclosure brings to mind the old saying: Fool me once-shame on you.  Fool me twice-shame on me.”

According to ...

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March 22, 2019

33% of Millennials are Mortgage Ready! Do They Know It?

Much has been written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream.

Unlike generations before them, millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones, such as getting married, starting a family and buying a home.  ...

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March 8, 2019

Our Market is Beginning to "Spring Forward"

Just like our clocks overnight Saturday, our local housing market will soon “Spring Forward”!  Similar to the tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available in our area has been holding back our local market.  

Many potential sellers in our area believe that waiting until spring is ...

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March 1, 2019

3 Tips For Making Your Home Buying Dreams Come True

If your goal is to buy a home of your own in 2019, here are 3 tips that will help make that dream a reality: