The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes, consult your lender – someone who is qualified to tell you how your financial decisions may impact your home loan.

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Posted on December 24, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage |

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

There are several key things to avoid doing once you’ve applied for a mortgage. Let’s connect to make sure you have the information you need to move through the process with confidence.

Posted on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Lending, Mortgage, Video |

How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on October 23, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Buyers, First-time Homebuyers, Infographics, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers |

How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This Fall

Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the housing market back from achieving its full potential this year: the lack of homes for sale. Continue reading


Posted on September 22, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Seller Tips |

Is Now a Good Time to Move?

How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time to be in one place, considering the average length of time homeowners used to stay put hovered closer to 6 years. Continue reading


Posted on September 18, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Seller Tips |

Mortgage Rates & Payments by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on August 24, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Infographics, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers |

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks

Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down to 3.03%. Last week’s reported rate reached the lowest point in the history of the survey, which dates back to 1971 (See graph below):

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Posted on July 21, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy, Seller Tips |

Why Homes Are More Affordable This Year

Today’s low interest rates are driving home affordability. Let’s connect to discuss how buying a home may be a great move for you this year.

Posted on July 20, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Video |

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

  • Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.
  • Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.
  • Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.

Posted on May 28, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers |

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up to significant savings each month.

Here are 20 things you can start doing today to lower your bills, secure better deals, and begin working toward your financial goals. Continue reading


Posted on May 7, 2020 at 6:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Community, COVID-19, First-time Homebuyers, Millenials, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Newsletter, Seller Tips |