There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.
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When Pam & I bought our home in 1985 interest rates & prices were excelerating. We had 3 young boys. The owners had purchased the home and moved their folks into the basement. The parents moved out shortly thereafter which made the home impossible for them to carry the payments all by themselves....
Mortgage Process Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there to help you determine how much you can ...
When we think about baseball games part of the experience are the food vendors hawking their wares. It always amazes me the accuracy they have in pitching a bag of peanuts to people sitting in the middle seats of the aisle. The whole food/drink/ice cream/hotdog or what have you has been worked ou...
OR...were they. Here's a fun infographic by the folks at KCM. When Pam & I bought our home in 1985 we paid 13% and that wasn't even at the height of interest rates. We have friends that paid up to 16%+ We knew rates couldn't stay that high and we were prepared to refinance when rates came down. W...
Freedom comes at a cost, BUT it IS cause for celebration! NEVER EVER forget the ones, men & women who left their homes and land to preserve our freedoms and liberty or their families. How great is our nation?? It's the greatest nation that has ever existed even with all our warts and flaws. I mak...
Buying This Summer? Be Prepared for Bidding Wars Summer is traditionally a busy season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on those buyers who are looking to purchase before the new school year. This year will be no different! B...
Buying This Summer? Be Prepared For Bidding Wars Summer is traditionally a busy season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on those buyers who are looking to purchase before the new school year. This year will be no different...
Homes are More Affordable in 44 out of 50 States With both home prices and mortgage rates increasing this year, many are concerned about a family’s ability to purchase a major part of the American Dream – its own home. However, if we compare housing affordability today to the average affordabili...