Your Home, Interest Rates and Quantitative Easing

ADDED July 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS
your home and mortgage rates

You’ve no doubt noticed the increase in mortgage rates in the last month – maybe that statistic has even caused you to wonder if NOW is the time to sell your home. Happily the real estate market continues to flourish despite average rates creeping to nearly 4%, although inventory still shows significant lows. Still, you…Read More »

Competing Against Multiple Offers For Your Home

ADDED July 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Multiple Offers On Your Home

Home buyers everywhere are bemoaning the lack of inventory and if you happen to be in the market to buy your home, there are a few things you should know. When you find the perfect home, make an offer. Don’t wait, don’t bargain. Offer your best possible price and a high deposit with all your…Read More »

Being A Good Neighbor Starts in Your Home

ADDED July 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS
fresh bread from your home

In talking with a friend about her recent cross country move, I was reminded of how delightful it is to give and receive service. Perhaps you had a similar experience when you purchased your home. Maybe you’ve been the helpful neighbor yourself. Either way, her story explaining a surprising relocation and a neighborhood welcoming will…Read More »

MarketPulse Report Suggests Good News for Your Home

ADDED July 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Sell Your home in 2013

Interested in selling your home? If so, California based information analyzer CoreLogic® predicts you’re in good shape. A recently released report showed a 7.5% increase in the Home Price Index (HPI®) in 2012 and predicted yet another increase of 6% for 2013. Based on repeat sales, the (HPI®) focuses on real home sale statistics and…Read More »

FHA Back To Work – Extenuating Circumstances

ADDED July 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Today’s post is brought to us by Deb LaPierre of Academy Mortgage.   Did you know that is it now possible to purchase a home 1 year after short sale, bankruptcy, or foreclosure??   In addition to meeting the standard FHA guidelines, loans originated under these new guidelines must meet all other applicable FHA eligibility…Read More »

I Got A Foreclosure Letter – What Do I Do?

ADDED July 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“I’m in foreclosure – what do I do?” I hear this question alot in my line of work. See if you can relate to this: You know you’ve missed some mortgage payments and it’s just a matter of time until the bank starts foreclosure proceedings. You’re stressed because you haven’t been able to make ends…Read More »