How To Finance

January 29, 2014 - 2:33 PM
There are new mortgage rules applying to Qualified Mortgages originated on or after January 10th, 2014, and we want to give you an overview.   First of all, what's a qualified mortgage (QM)? A QM is a home loan that has stable features to make it easier for you to repay your loan. A loan must meet 3 Read More
January 23, 2014 - 4:52 PM
  For most people, buying a home remains the ultimate “American dream”. If you are working toward fulfilling your dream of purchasing a home odds are that you will need to qualify for a mortgage loan to finance your home. Financing a home typically requires the borrower to plan ahead to ensure that he or she Read More
October 28, 2013 - 11:56 AM
Richmond is a city filled with luxury properties. Whether you find yourself shopping for a historic mansion in the Museum District or a modern luxury property in East Hanover or Midlothian Chesterfield West, you'll find several distinctive neighborhoods in and around Richmond. As you begin the process of Read More

Financing a Luxury Home in Richmond

Richmond is a city filled with luxury properties. Whether you find yourself shopping for a historic mansion in the Museum District or a modern luxury property in East Hanover or Midlothian Chesterfield West, you'll find several distinctive neighborhoods in and around Richmond. As you begin the process of searching for your luxury home, you'll likely need to secure the proper financing. Because of the large price tags on Richmond luxury homes for sale, you will need to go with a jumbo loan as opposed to a conventional mortgage.

October 23, 2013 - 5:01 PM
If you are planning to purchase a home in Orlando, Florida in the near future, there are a number of decisions you need to make and factors that you should consider before setting out on your home search. Many of the decisions you need to make are personal decisions relating to the type of home you are Read More

Financing a Home in Orlando

If you are planning to purchase a home in Orlando, Florida in the near future, there are a number of decisions you need to make and factors that you should consider before setting out on your home search. Many of the decisions you need to make are personal decisions relating to the type of home you are looking for; however, there are also practical factors that must be considered such as what type of Orlando mortgage interest rate you will be offered by your lender.

October 2, 2013 - 4:19 PM
For a fortunate few, cash is an option when purchasing a home. The average homebuyer, however, must depend on approval for a mortgage loan when financing a home. Often, the financing stage of a home purchase can be more complicated than deciding on which home to purchase. Because securing a mortgage loan is Read More

Atlanta Mortgage Interest Rate Trends

For a fortunate few, cash is an option when purchasing a home. The average homebuyer, however, must depend on approval for a mortgage loan when financing a home. Often, the financing stage of a home purchase can be more complicated than deciding on which home to purchase. Because securing a mortgage loan is typically necessary though, it pays to understand the process.

August 23, 2013 - 12:59 PM
Everyone’s saying it’s a great time to take steps toward buying a home. But what if you don’t have the money to make a down payment on the type of home you want? Rather than being discouraged and giving up on your dreams of homeownership, keep in mind that there may be options for potential homebuyers who Read More

Not Sure You Can Afford a Down Payment? Tips on Reducing Upfront Costs

Everyone’s saying it’s a great time to take steps toward buying a home. But what if you don’t have the money to make a down payment on the type of home you want? Rather than being discouraged and giving up on your dreams of homeownership, keep in mind that there may be options for potential homebuyers who can’t afford to put down a large amount of money upfront when they’re making a home purchase.

August 11, 2013 - 7:15 PM
With the Federal Reserve's recent announcement to begin curbing its massive stimulus policies, the days of low rates for 30-year fixed rate mortgages are a thing of the past. During the past few months, mortgage rates have been rising faster than before. If you've been thinking about financing a home Read More

What does the rising mortgage rates mean for Houston home buyers and sellers?

With the Federal Reserve's recent announcement to begin curbing its massive stimulus policies, the days of low rates for 30-year fixed rate mortgages are a thing of the past. During the past few months, mortgage rates have been rising faster than before. If you've been thinking about financing a home purchase, you may want to act now before Houston mortgages get even more expensive - as mortgage rates are predicted to rise.

August 4, 2013 - 9:00 AM
For those who are buying a house in Baltimore and are thinking about buying a fixer upper, it is important to consider the amount of work that will need to be done and your budget to do so. Additionally, you will need to look into obtaining the necessary Baltimore mortgage to finance such a purchase. Before Read More

Tips for Baltimore Home Buyers - Financing a Fixer Upper

For those who are buying a house in Baltimore and are thinking about buying a fixer upper, it is important to consider the amount of work that will need to be done and your budget to do so. Additionally, you will need to look into obtaining the necessary Baltimore mortgage to finance such a purchase. Before just investing, consider a few factors that could play a role in the purchase process.

Obtaining Insurance for a fixer upper

August 2, 2013 - 9:54 AM
If you are among the majority, buying your dream home will include the need to finance the purchase through a mortgage loan. Because financing a home is usually the most expensive purchase an individual will make during the course of a lifetime, it is worth the time and effort to shop around for the lowest Read More

Mortgage rates on the rise! Ways to lower costs of a home loan

If you are among the majority, buying your dream home will include the need to finance the purchase through a mortgage loan. Because financing a home is usually the most expensive purchase an individual will make during the course of a lifetime, it is worth the time and effort to shop around for the lowest possible mortgage interest rate. Although rates have been at all-time lows as recently as the beginning of 2013, reports indicate that they are rising at a steady rate.

May 13, 2013 - 1:23 PM
In today’s competitive, seller-friendly real estate market, the list price of a home is not always an accurate reflection of the home’s value or an indicator of what the home will sell for. With an inventory shortage and rising home prices, buyers often find themselves bidding against each other - and over Read More

When to Bid Above List Price

In today’s competitive, seller-friendly real estate market, the list price of a home is not always an accurate reflection of the home’s value or an indicator of what the home will sell for. With an inventory shortage and rising home prices, buyers often find themselves bidding against each other - and over the list price - for a home they love.

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