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What's More Important Than Rates?

Let’s be realistic, who can offer you the lowest rates is what you look for in a mortgage lender.  But in such a competitive market, is there more?   How do you decide when rates are similar?

New Construction Loan Too Expensive - Think Again!

With inventory still low in many markets, finding your dream home may be a problem. Maybe it’s time to think about building your dream home. 

It’s Not Just The Temperatures Cooling Down

As summer winds down, is the market experiencing a cool down too?  Existing home sales slipped 0.7 percent in July according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) but that doesn’t mean it’s a buyer’s market yet.  

What Are Mortgage Points Anyway?

A home is a lot more than a structure held together by wood and nails. It is a part of the world stage that holds your stories, your memories and your milestones. We can all agree that purchasing a house is one of the biggest financial decisions that you will make in your life. When you’re spending that amount of money, you want to make sure that you’re getting a bang for your buck.

Painting Your Home Can Boost it's Value

If you’re planning to list your home on the market, one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways that can help to increase its value is also one of the simplest: paint.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy the House

We can all agree that purchasing a house is one of the biggest financial decisions that you will make in your life. When you’re spending that amount of money, you expect that the house will be in tip-top condition. Here is a list of five questions which will help you figure out if there are any problems with the house that need to be resolved before you buy it:

4 REAL Reasons Why We Buy A Home!

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Pros and Cons to Buying a Fixer-Upper