Waiting to Buy a New Home Could Cost You

Waiting to Buy a New Home Could Cost You - Calculator

Home prices Thinking about buying a new home in the next few years? Moving up your timetable could save you money. As of February 2018, Zillow states home values have risen 7.6% in the last 12 months. It also predicts homes values will continue to rise another 3.5% in the next year. Each area of Read More »

Turn Your Dream of a Vacation Home Into a Reality

vacation home

Ever been on a relaxing vacation watching a glorious sunset and wished you could own your own vacation home? If so, you are not alone. According to the National Association of Realtors Vacation and Investment Home Sales: A breakdown for 2017, thousands of buyers felt the same way and turned their dreams into a reality. Read More »

There is Hope After Bankruptcy or Foreclosure

Foreclosure or Bankruptcy

Millions of Americans have been affected by a short sale, foreclosure or bankruptcy and may be afraid they will never be able to own a home again. Luckily, a derogatory credit item doesn’t mean an end to homeownership. Check out the chart below to view waiting periods, by loan type, for homebuyers who have experienced Read More »

Is An Adjustable Rate Mortgage Right For You?

Is an ARM right for you?

An adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) is a mortgage that offers an introductory fixed rate for a limited period of time, then adjusts annually to reflect market conditions. This introductory rate is typically lower than a 30-year fixed rate. This can make ARM’s attractive options for the right buyer. We all like to save money, but Read More »