Financing

Are you thinking about buying an investment property?

There are different ways to finance investment properties. Most people just think of a conventional loan and know they need to qualify for the mortgage with their current income. There...
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Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year

On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re...
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Fed meeting this week

The Federal Reserve met this week and as expected left interest rates alone. No one expected them to move rates this month, everyone was more concerned with the comments after...
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What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

If you want to buy a home, it’s important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. Fortunately, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages...
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Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

If you’re getting ready to buy a home, it’s exciting to jump a few steps ahead and think about moving in and making it your own. But before you get too far down...
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Homeowner’s insurance

Every homeowner needs homeowner’s insurance and lately all I hear is my premium is going up! So what’s going on? Mortgage lenders require homeowner’s insurance before you can close. The...
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Housing Market Thoughts for 2024

Everyone has different opinions on what is going to happen in 2024 but here are some thoughts. The biggest issues are interest rates and housing inventory. Those will still be...
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What You Need To Know About Down Payments [INFOGRAPHIC]

When I’m talking with clients I still hear that some people think they need 20% down to buy a home. This is not true! You can buy with as little...
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