As we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time at home throughout the health crisis, some are… Read More »Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You Need
Some Highlights When you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses. From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for… Read More »Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. That’s a devastating number and dramatically impacts those households… Read More »What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market
If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may be wondering, however, if the dollars… Read More »Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One
Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful homebuyers… Read More »Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?
In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on… Read More »How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year
Some Highlights There are a few key things to make sure you avoid after applying for a mortgage to help make sure you still qualify for your loan at the closing table. Along the way,… Read More »Things to Avoid after Applying for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]
The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering… Read More »Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House
At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments. Today,… Read More »Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures?
According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the pandemic is having on our lifestyles. As many of us spend… Read More »4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021