Archive for the ‘Home Buyers’ category

October 4, 2016

Potential homeowners over estimating credit & downpayment requirements

Potential homeowners over estimating credit & downpayment requirements

65% of  respondents to a recent Wells Fargo survey feel homeownership is the American Dream, an accomplishment to be proud of and something they aspire to. 72% of them feel now is a good time to buy. But the survey also showed that consumers have misconceptions about credit & downpayments as related to buying a […]

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September 26, 2016

5 reasons to buy a home this fall

5 reasons to buy a home this fall

Interest rates are low Potential homebuyers might not know just how good they have got it right now.  Homeowners in years past DO know, even spending money to refinance to today’s rates.  It is amazing what a low rate can do to help with affording more home – not to mention the long-term savings.  While […]

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September 19, 2016

The impact of interest rates on home buying power

The impact of interest rates on home buying power

Interest rates fluctuate on an ongoing basis – from rates in the teens in the 1980s to the low single digit rates of today.  Not only are they low, but they have remained low for actually a very long time. (Currently creeping upward…) Buyers need to know what an opportunity this is – and how much […]

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September 6, 2016

Important Wire Fraud alert! Don’t get scammed out of your downpayment.

Important Wire Fraud alert! Don’t get scammed out of your downpayment.

Buyer Beware:  Buying a home is an exciting, complex,  sometimes confusing process with all sorts of steps to get to the finish line: the closing table.  Buyers trust their agent, looking to them for guidance and doing what is needed to get to that closing table and into that new house. But, there’s a new criminal […]

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August 30, 2016

Interactive guide for first time home buyers

Interactive guide for first time home buyers

  Those new to home buying will have many questions. We’re here to help answer some of them for you. Make your way through this interactive home buyers guide to discover information important to your home purchase. How does the guide work? Simply hit the yellow “start” button and then follow the numbered steps. Information […]

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