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.
2021-06-22T12:20:44-06:00June 22nd, 2021|Home Buying, Home Ownership, Mortgages|
Ask any grandparent: “is it actually true that Mesa County mortgage rates averaged more than 18%?” They’ll tell you. It happened. And that was less than 40 years ago.
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.
2021-03-23T16:24:26-06:00November 11th, 2020|Home Buying, Home Selling, Mortgages|
Those who closely monitor Mesa County home loan rates were recently treated to a literary fit of impatience by the Mortgage News Daily—usually one of the most dispassionate of mortgage journals. On Friday, it became more than clear that MND has had it!
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.
2020-06-21T22:08:48-06:00March 1st, 2020|Favorites, Home Buying, Home Ownership, Mortgages, Popular, Popular|
Many homeowners don't know PMI (private mortgage insurance) from MPI (mortgage protection insurance), but we're here to sort out mortgage acronym confusion.
2020-06-21T22:10:04-06:00January 6th, 2020|Home Buying, Mortgages|
First-time buyers face plenty of obstacles and an intricate maze to navigate. Here's some tips on leaping those first-time home buyer's hurdles!
2020-06-21T22:12:10-06:00August 19th, 2019|Home Buying, Mortgages|
Short on a home down payment? Family or a friend may be willing to help in the form of a gift. Here's a few tips on using gift money for down payment.
2020-06-21T22:13:32-06:00May 10th, 2019|Home Buying, Mortgages|
The terms of your mortgage rely heavily on your credit report before a home purchase. Clean up your credit report and credit score before you start looking!
2020-06-21T22:14:40-06:00March 25th, 2019|Home Buying, Mortgages|
Financing for buying a home can be complicated and time-consuming. Here are some tips to help you finance your home purchase.
2020-06-21T22:17:06-06:00December 15th, 2018|Home Buying, Mortgages|
Lenders used to be more flexible with types of mortgage loans, but regulations have changed now. Here's some info about the 3 basic types of mortgage loans.
2020-06-21T22:17:19-06:00December 8th, 2018|Home Selling, Mortgages|
As real estate agents, we sometimes run into scams we feel we should warn our customers, friends and clients about, such as the Foreclosure Rescue scheme.
2020-06-21T22:24:05-06:00January 12th, 2018|Home Buying, Mortgages|
Pre-approval for buying a home isn't only the 1st step, but the most important step! It's proof of your buying power; very helpful in a competitive market!
2020-06-21T22:26:03-06:00July 7th, 2017|Contract and Closing, Home Buying, Home Selling, Mortgages|
What happens when a home appraisal falls short? We've seen it happen a lot lately. When it does, we can steer you through the choppy waters.