mortgage: How to Hack Your House Payments and Slay the Mortgage Monster - 03/15/19 08:21 AM

 How to Hack Your House Payments
and Slay the Mortgage Monster
Are you ready to slay the mortgage monster? If you aren’t sure what I mean, allow me to explain. Most people assume that a 30-year mortgage will always take exactly that long to pay off, but this isn’t the case. By following one simple trick, you could shave nearly a decade off the length of the loan. You might think that this would require a ton of money, but the truth may surprise you. To learn more, watch this short video. 
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mortgage: The Right Way to Get a Mortgage in Today’s Market - 10/18/18 07:39 AM

The Right Way to Get a Mortgage in Today’s Market
In today’s episode of my Facebook Live series about all things real estate, I discussed something a lot of first-time homebuyers have questions about: the process of obtaining a mortgage. This process is daunting to the unprepared and the unknowledgeable, and it’s my goal to help ease some of those concerns with the power of information. To hear the answers to questions about getting a mortgage, watch my latest video.
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mortgage: How To Get Pre-approved For A Mortgage - 04/09/18 03:18 PM

Friends and Clients —
There's no doubt about it:
It's a very competitive market today if you are looking to buy a home.
Inventory is near record lows. At the same time, more and more homebuyers are entering the market. This means you will need every advantage to grab that perfect home when you do find it.
One no-brainer aspect of preparing to buy a home is to get pre-approved for a mortgage.
After all, getting pre-approved informs you of how much you can borrow.
It's something you will need to do at a later point anyway.
In our current competitive market, it can mean the difference between … (1 comments)

mortgage: Impending Interest Rate News - 02/22/18 01:43 PM

Friends and Clients —
We're in for a very competitive stretch in the real estate market.
First off, mortgage rates have started increasing.
For the first time since last summer, the 30-year average mortgage rate is now over 4%.
This follows a long period when mortgage rates were near record lows.
And this latest increase might be more than just a temporary bump. Some experts, including Freddie Mac's deputy chief economist Len Kiefer, predict we've seen the last of sub-4% mortgage rates, thanks to strengthening inflation and broad-based economic growth.
Second, mortgage applications are also increasing.
Applications were up in January by 4.1% compared to last year.
This has … (1 comments)

mortgage: Upside down on your home? - 04/02/08 04:03 PM
This has been quiet a horrific time in the US economy for many homeowners. You're not alone, there are more foreclosures now than ever before! Were talking about in the millions! Don't blame yourself, it took an appraiser to come up with the value of your home, it then took a bank to validate that appraisal and underwrite the loan they gave you. The bottom line is the banks screwed up big time! 
So what are your options if you owe more than you can sell your home, after broker fees and closing costs?
If you qualify you can do what is called … (0 comments)

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