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Homeowners Are Better Than Ever At Predicting Home Prices

Earlier this month, we reported the top five reasons why your home could be spending too much time on the market. The first and most common reason was listing a home price significantly more expensive than its worth. Now, with homeowners better than ever at predicting home prices, it’s even more important to list an [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|housing market, Mortgage News|Comments Off on Homeowners Are Better Than Ever At Predicting Home Prices

How To Refinance To The Best Rate Possible

Mortgage rates are low, which means refinancing is quickly becoming one of the most popular mortgage applications submitted to lenders. For homeowners throughout the country, refinancing to a lower rate can be a smart, cost-effective option. If you decide a refinance is right for you, then it’s important to get the best rate from your [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Mortgage News, mortgage refinancing|Comments Off on How To Refinance To The Best Rate Possible

Don’t Fall For These 3 Common Mortgage Mix-ups!

Ben Carson, the US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, recently made the statement that homeownership remains the principal way to build wealth. Owning a home is an exciting and smart decision. Before you say yes to your dream home, however, make sure that you aren’t spending more money than you need to. Be aware [...]

By | June 17th, 2017|mortgage mistakes, Mortgage News|Comments Off on Don’t Fall For These 3 Common Mortgage Mix-ups!

3 Useful Tips to Keep in Mind When Applying for a Mortgage

Applying for a mortgage can be overwhelming. There are so many available mortgage types and down payment financing options, but how do you know which choice is best for your home buying needs? When you take the time to sit down with a mortgage specialist or research your options you’ll find that applying for a [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|applying for a loan, Mortgage News|Comments Off on 3 Useful Tips to Keep in Mind When Applying for a Mortgage

Fannie Mae Is Changing Its Debt-to-Income Ratio Requirements

Debt has been one of the leading reasons why many potential homebuyers have refrained from applying for a mortgage. Beginning July 29, however, this may not remain such a recurring issue. On this date, Fannie Mae will be changing its debt-to-income (DTI) ratio requirements from 45 to 50 percent. As Fannie Mae is one of [...]

By | June 10th, 2017|Mortgage News, mortgage qualification|Comments Off on Fannie Mae Is Changing Its Debt-to-Income Ratio Requirements

Is Your Home Spending Too Much Time On The Market? Here’s How To Speed Up A Sale

Throughout the country, the housing market has become a seller’s market—but that doesn’t mean every home will be sold quickly. In fact, with this type of market, some homes can remain “for sale” for months, while homes around them are sold in a matter of days.  Powered by WPeMatico

By | June 7th, 2017|housing market, Mortgage News, selling your home|Comments Off on Is Your Home Spending Too Much Time On The Market? Here’s How To Speed Up A Sale

U.S. Home Values Soar Nationwide

The April 2017 Zillow Real Estate Market Report states that the median value of homes in the United States has grown to its highest rate in more than a decade. Since last April, U.S. home values have risen an average of 7.3 percent, putting the average national value at $198,000. Powered by WPeMatico

By | June 3rd, 2017|housing market, Mortgage News|Comments Off on U.S. Home Values Soar Nationwide

Here’s How To Prepare Your Home For Hurricane Season

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you’ll likely make in your life, so it’s important to protect your property from natural disasters. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts an above-average hurricane season—and with the season officially beginning this Thursday, June 1, there are several precautionary measures to take [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Mortgage News, natural disasters|Comments Off on Here’s How To Prepare Your Home For Hurricane Season

Tips and Tricks For Homebuyers Looking In Today’s Tight Housing Market

This spring, the U.S. housing market has reached recognition as one of the strongest seller’s markets ever. As a result, buyers have a lot of competition over not a lot of inventory. So how are you supposed find your dream home when you’ve got countless others trying for the same thing? Here are five tips [...]

By | May 27th, 2017|housing market, Mortgage News|Comments Off on Tips and Tricks For Homebuyers Looking In Today’s Tight Housing Market

The Best Home Improvements To Make During The Summer

One of the most common questions we hear when people plan a home remodel is “when is the best time of year to make home improvements?” Of course, a great time to begin home renovations is when you have the time and the money to invest in the project. If you’ve got the financials covered [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|home renovations, Mortgage News|Comments Off on The Best Home Improvements To Make During The Summer