Don’t Get Scammed With A Reverse Mortgage

You’ve heard the commercials on the TV and maybe even your friends have spoken about getting a reverse mortgage. Now, you’re wondering if you should, too. Over the years, reverse mortgages have gotten a bad rap as a last-ditch option for seniors short on cash. However, reverse mortgages may provide [...]

By |2018-01-23T08:18:12-08:00January 24th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Don’t Get Scammed With A Reverse Mortgage

Here’s How Your New Job Could Affect Your Mortgage Application

It’s a New Year and some things are already changing so it’s off to the races. For example, perhaps you just got a new job and you're in the market to qualify for a new mortgage. Did you know your new job may impact your mortgage application? Here's what you [...]

By |2018-01-09T11:56:45-08:00January 10th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Here’s How Your New Job Could Affect Your Mortgage Application

Is A 15-Year Mortgage A Good Idea?

So, you’ve found the home of your dreams and now you’re ready to buy it. What’s next? Time to choose a mortgage. According to the web site, Wisebread.com, mortgage loans come in all shapes and sizes, including a standard 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, and mortgages with interest rates that adjust yearly. [...]

By |2017-12-12T15:55:04-08:00December 13th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Is A 15-Year Mortgage A Good Idea?

Programs To Help You Get Into Your First House

Many young people are putting off buying their first home because they quite simply can’t afford it. Whether it be from student loan debt or just an inability to break out of the renter routine due to their financial situation, there are ways to overcome this tough situation to get [...]

By |2017-11-06T11:06:11-08:00November 6th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Programs To Help You Get Into Your First House

What You Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

Homes are different from cars because you can own a home and not have to purchase homeowner’s insurance. However, the difference is if you finance your home with a mortgage, then that changes things. The lender will most likely require you to purchase homeowners insurance. This not only protects the [...]

By |2017-10-31T11:41:59-08:00November 1st, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

Top Things To Know About FHA Loans

An FHA loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration and can be issued by any lender that is FHA-approved. The FHA was established by Congress in 1934 to help lower-income borrowers according to The Truth About Mortgage. It then became part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

By |2017-10-23T10:17:08-08:00October 23rd, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Top Things To Know About FHA Loans

Getting Rid Of Private Mortgage Insurance

A lender requires you to purchase mortgage insurance if you bought your house with less than 20 percent down. This is also true if you refinanced with less than 20 percent equity. The lender requires this so that they are reimbursed if you default on your loan. This mortgage insurance [...]

By |2017-10-09T14:13:07-08:00October 11th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Getting Rid Of Private Mortgage Insurance

Your Next Real Estate Broker Could Be A Robot

If you thought Apple's Siri was cool, or Amazon’s Alexa a must-have, how about Rex the real estate robot?Yes, you read right, your next real estate broker could be a robot.Please say hello to Rex who is said to be giving human Realtors a run for their commissions in markets [...]

By |2017-09-26T15:45:12-08:00September 25th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Your Next Real Estate Broker Could Be A Robot

Does Location, Location, Location Still Matter When House Hunting?

You hear it time and time again: When house hunting may seem to think it’s all about: Location, location, location.Well, if you’re in the market to buy a home, location is important, but there are a few other factors to keep in mind. In other words, before packing up your [...]

By |2017-08-09T14:35:18-08:00August 9th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Does Location, Location, Location Still Matter When House Hunting?

Getting the Best Mortgage Rate Possible

Buying a new home is a significant milestone in our lives—it is also a serious financial commitment. Finding the best mortgage rate can be a daunting task. The best way to get the lowest possible rate is to first put yourself in a positive financial position, then dig into comparison [...]

By |2017-08-03T14:39:23-08:00August 3rd, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Getting the Best Mortgage Rate Possible

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