A Few Reasons You Should Buy in The Winter Months

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It’s no secret the market slows down once Fall and Winter hit, this is because so many buyers feel the season is over and the market dried up.  But the smart few understand this is their opportunity to save big money.  We can agree it’s not ideal to move in the Winter, but if you… [Read More]

Are You a Renter or a Buyer?

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At some point in most peoples lives they have this question, am I the type of person who will own a home; or am I a renter?  While this can change over time it’s a question that can only be answered by you.  Both have advantages and disadvantages and the more you know about each… [Read More]

Tips For Getting The Best Rate On Your Mortgage

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Whether you are considering a home purchase or a refinance, there are some basic things you can do to ensure you are getting the best deal.  Some of them are obvious, and some not so much.  I wrote this quick guide in an effort to assist you in getting the best interest rate and cost… [Read More]

Rate Cuts Ahead

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September 17th-18th will be the 6th Federal Reserve meeting to discuss the financial capability of our country and the price of money.  These decisions directly influence our interest rates.  It has been a well known fact that over the last two years the Federal Reserve has been getting pressure from the President to cut interest… [Read More]

No Mortgage Insurance With Less Than 20% Down?

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PMI, Mortgage Insurance, it comes with different names but it means the same thing:  another cost to you.  Private mortgage insurance can cost borrowers thousands per year.  It can be frustrating because the value isn’t obvious to the client.  There is a way you can avoid that extra cost, save money every month and forget… [Read More]

How Long Does it Take to Buy a Home?

How long does it take to find, buy and close on a home?  This is a common question I get asked almost every meeting, particularly fro m first time home buyers.  It’s such a good question because it gives clients a time frame to prepare themselves for such a big event.  Because as you know… [Read More]

Real Estate Trends That Help Buyers and Sellers

If you haven’t noticed it’s been pretty crazy in the real estate world over the last 2 years.  Home prices are rising, interest rates are bouncing around, and buyers are getting frustrated.  The overwhelming feeling that buying a home in an impossible feat because it’s just too competitive.  But what if you had some data… [Read More]