6 07, 2021

Mesa County Real Estate Welcomes ‘Lowest Ever’ Mortgage Rates

By |2021-06-22T12:20:13-06:00July 6th, 2021|Home Buying, Home Ownership, Mortgages|

They were at it again last week—the party-poopers who wanted to quibble about what newspapers and broadcast media were proclaiming: a shattering of the record lows in mortgage interest rates. For Mesa County real estate followers, the argument missed what is most important: the bottom line that the rates being offered continue to create a heady environment for home buyers and sellers.

16 12, 2020

New Home Loan Document Evokes a Childhood Pledge

By |2021-03-23T16:03:31-06:00December 16th, 2020|Contract and Closing, Home Buying, Home Ownership, Mortgages|

It’s one of childhood’s most solemn oaths, still uttered by six-year-olds who hope it will convince one and all of their heartfelt intention to keep a promise. More convincing than “honest to goodness” or “cross my heart,” it is nonetheless a fairly counterproductive pledge. Since it needs to be said in the first place, the assurance can’t help but plant a seed of doubt.

26 08, 2020

The Mortgage Rate Effect on Mesa County Real Estate Investments

By |2021-03-26T10:00:06-06:00August 26th, 2020|Home Buying, Home Ownership, Mortgages|

Most people are aware of the record-setting lows Mesa County mortgage rates are chalking up right now—the kind of rates that create tempting cashflow projections for even the most conservative would-be investors. But, of course, other factors enter the decision, whether they are planning their real estate investment for their own residence or as a rental. Given the uncertainty in the economy, prospective buyers are asking themselves if now is the right time to be investing in Mesa County.