March 24, 2018
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Expert Insights: Why Do Lenders Require a Down Payment?

It protects them should you default on the loan, especially if you fail to make payments in the early years of the loan when more is […]
March 27, 2018

Mortgage Options When Interest Rates Are Rising

Mortgage rates have been relatively low for years. Seeing them inch up can cause home shoppers to panic and possibly put their home purchase on hold. […]
March 30, 2018
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Refinance Options for Those With Low Credit Scores

Are you looking to refinance? If you want to get a second mortgage so you can make renovations to your home, it can be difficult if […]
April 5, 2018
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Title Problems to Resolve Before Selling Your Home

Whether it’s embarrassment or a messy home sale transaction you want to avoid, clearing up some title restrictions before a home sale can make both less […]
May 1, 2018
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Keys to Buying a Second Home

If you’ve been thinking about buying a second home, now is a good time to take the leap. Mortgage rates are still historically low. But there […]
May 4, 2018
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Ask the Expert: Can a Home Inspection Help the Mortgage Process Along?

Today’s Ask the Expert column features Dan Steward, president of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. Q: Should sellers get a home inspection to help the mortgage […]
February 23, 2019

3 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Crash

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash.
May 2, 2020

Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.

According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry's leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed:
July 15, 2020

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.