Buying

The Guide to Buying a Home Sight Unseen

By |2020-09-25T10:31:39-05:00September 25th, 2020|

The Guide to Buying a Home Sight Unseen Will COVID create more virtual home purchases? It's an interesting question.  Most everything in our lives and economy has been disrupted by the virus and new pathways and ways of doing things have been engendered by this reality.  Deciding on a home, and then executing [...]

Is Real Estate America’s Rock During the Coronavirus Crisis?

By |2020-05-26T15:31:48-05:00May 26th, 2020|

Real Estate:  A Port in the Storm! I have blogged extensively about how well the real estate market has been holding up in our region.  Here's an excellent article about some of the underlying reasons for that.  Look for my regular posts that discuss up to the date information on the local market [...]

Refinancing Boom Fuels Mortgages to Postcrisis Record

By |2020-02-13T14:13:14-05:00February 13th, 2020|

The economic hits just keep on coming!! These days when I go to post it's not about whether there is good economic news to share, but about which indicator of it to choose from!  Nice problem to have.  Rates continue to hover near historic lows which all of my buyer clients are loving, [...]

FICO Changes Could Lower Your Credit Score

By |2020-01-30T16:41:03-05:00January 30th, 2020|

It's about to get easier (and harder) to get a loan Changes in how FICO credit scores are calculated make managing your credit score more important than ever!  The good news, these changes will likely improve the scores of those who already have good to exceptional scores as their successful financial management habits [...]

Refinancing? Consider a 15-Year Mortgage

By |2019-12-18T17:32:17-05:00December 18th, 2019|

15 or 30?  How long should your mortgage be? I love this topic because it is definitely not a one size fits all topic and because it actually has significant financial, and perhaps just as importantly lifestyle implications.  I talk OFTEN about this topic with clients and friends.  The answer at the end [...]

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