Buy Now or Rent Longer? Should you buy a home now, or should you continue to rent an apartment or house? Let’s go over some considerations before you decide. Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s […]
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Securing a Lower Mortgage Rate can save you thousands of dollars over the life of your home loan. Here are 8 simple ways to do so. Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes […]
The process of buying a new home can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But the journey doesn’t stop when you close on your property. On the contrary, you still have quite a bit to do before you can begin the process of settling into your new place. Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything in […]
The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and a major supply shortage.1 But while some had hoped 2022 would bring […]
Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the fire.1 Fortunately, if you’re a […]
Thinking about buying a new home? You have a choice between a resale home or a new home from a home builder. Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough resale homes for sale.1 Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September 2021, down 13% from the previous year. According to […]
Your Credit Score is incredibly important when you plan to buy a house or refinance a home mortgage. Yet this is one of the most overlooked parts of a home buying plan. The challenge is to start well ahead of the actual purchase of a home so you can position yourself in the best possible […]