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 »

What Millennials Seek in a Home Buying Experience, Part I

Are you a prospective Millennial home buyer or know someone who is? In the U.S., Millennials are today’s youngest signature generation. Their spending power, cultural influence and priorities are impacting how many industries conduct business nowadays, and the home-building industry is no different. Millennials, by definition, are those who began their early adult years in Read More »

Area Real Estate Markets Expected to Remain Strong

Rosemary Messina, vice president for marketing at ICI Homes, said judging by the activity from the company’s online sales center, there is continued enthusiasm for new homes. We’re seeing the same enthusiasm throughout all our divisions. The strong real estate market is expected to continue in spite of hurricane season. If anything, people in older Read More »