Mortgage Information

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...

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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