Posts with the tag “for-buyers”
Mortgage Rates Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
November 22nd, 2019
With interest rates around 3.66%, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been over the past few decades. Comparatively, they’re pretty low!According to Freddie Mac, rates are projected to i...
5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]
October 4th, 2019
Learning the lingo of home buying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home.From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when ...
How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?
September 30th, 2019
Have the early year trends of increased inventory in the year continued? The price of any item is determined by supply, as well as the market’s demand for the item. The National Association of REALTOR...
Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
September 16th, 2019
Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You're undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move y...
5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained
August 13th, 2019
The process of buying and selling a property isn't as simple as TV portrays Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve a...
Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?
August 12th, 2019
When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires three s...
Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection
August 8th, 2019
Knowing what to expect can help relieve concerns about your future home So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes ...
10 Steps to Buying a Home This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]
August 1st, 2019
Some Highlights:If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start.Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home.Make sure to ask your agent for deta...
Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?
July 30th, 2019
How has mortgage levels evolved since the Great Recession? The housing crisis of the last decade was partially caused by unhealthy levels of mortgage debt. Homeowners were using their homes as ATMs by...
2019 Summer Buyer's Guide
June 25th, 2019
It’s difficult to know when is the best time to sell, or how to get the most money for your house, but you don’t need to go through the process alone.You may be wondering if prices are projected to ri...
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
June 11th, 2019
Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed that,“For many prospective home buyers, saving for a down payment is the large...
Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Rise This Year! [VIDEO]
June 7th, 2019
Many experts are revising their initial predictions for 2019 to reflect more aggressive projections for home price appreciation. This is great news for homeowners who will gain even more equity in the...
How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth
June 4th, 2019
There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the...
The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability
May 31st, 2019
Today, the index is higher than any year from 1990 to 2008. There have been many headlines decrying an “affordability crisis” in the residential real estate market. While it is true that buying a home...
4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America
May 23rd, 2019
Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks, gold, and savings accounts.For the sixth y...
Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!
May 22nd, 2019
Find your dream home faster with these easy strategies In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-t...