COVID 19 Expectations for the Real Estate Industry


Everyone is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the virus has caused uncertainty in the financial markets and anxiety in peoples personal lives.  There are many theories about why such precautions are being taken, and the simple fact is we are in un-chartered waters; there is no protocol for what we are experiencing…. [Read More]

How is COVID-19 Affecting Mortgage Rates


2020 has already been very interesting.  The outbreak of the infamous “COVID-19″ virus has influenced financial markets in a way no one has ever seen before.  The initial outbreak caused a dramatic dip in the stock market, which caused a decrease in the bond market, thus lowering interest rates to a point we haven’t seen… [Read More]

Buying a Home From Your Parents or Family


When you make the decision to buy a home it’s filled with a whirlwind of emotions and decisions.  One of these decisions is who to buy the house from.  If you have the opportunity to purchase it from a family member it has it’s benefits and disadvantages. It’s called a “Non Arms – Length” Transaction… [Read More]

Are You a Veteran? Save Now.


VA loans give veterans an advantage over other home buyers because they require no downpayment and they’re government guaranteed.  This means there is also no mortgage insurance.  This affords the home buyer / veteran a lower payment and a lower interest rate. If you’re already in the home with a VA loan you are entitled… [Read More]

Top New Years Resolutions 2020


New Years resolutions are almost an American tradition, with the new slogan “New Year, New You” rambling about, it has a lot of people considering how they want to improve their lives.  But most New Years resolutions fail, so it’s important to be realistic and set goals you feel you can actually accomplish. The Top… [Read More]