Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will be able to tell you how your decisions will impact your home loan. Continue reading

Posted on September 23, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers

How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down payment, and how to best source down payment assistance. Let’s tackle these two today. Continue reading

Posted on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Downpayment, First-time Homebuyers, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers

3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up to the home of your dreams, now is a great time to purchase a home. Here are three major reasons to buy today. Continue reading

Posted on August 2, 2019 at 11:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips | Tagged , , , ,

The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on July 23, 2019 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Infographics, Mortgage, Seller Tips

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on June 7, 2019 at 10:39 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on April 27, 2019 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Downpayment, First-time Homebuyers, Infographics, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers

Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House

very month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states have a stable level of seller traffic compared to the remainder of the country, which came in with a weak rating. Continue reading

Posted on April 19, 2019 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! Continue reading

Posted on April 18, 2019 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market.

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Posted on April 16, 2019 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers

Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Continue reading

Posted on April 4, 2019 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers