What Affects Mortgage Rates?

Your mortgage rate depends on your own financial portfolio and the home you plan to buy. But that’s not all. Mortgage rates also reflect movements in the U.S. housing market and the global economy — which is why they’re in constant flux. Economy – The global financial picture drives all interest rates, including mortgage rates...

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Sell Your Home in 2019

5 Big Reasons to Sell Your Home This Year (Because It Could Get Tougher) Rachel Stults | Feb 20, 2019 | Realtor.com It’s no secret that life’s been pretty good to sellers for the past several years. Even if you had no need—or desire—to move, the housing landscape might have seriously tempted you to put your house...

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Save Thousands on Your Mortgage

How To Save Thousands Of Dollars In Interest On Your Mortgage One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving you money over...

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Interest Rates Affect Buying Power

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.61%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs, but also impacts your...

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Home Appraisals

What Is a Home Appraisal Based on? A home appraisal is a complex procedure for determining the value of a home, which is an important number for homeowners and potential buyers alike. Trained and certified appraisers look at several factors to determine a home’s value, including its permanent fixtures and the land it...

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