Archives: November 2014



More US Home Buyers Returning to Market Because of Easier Mortgage Rules, Stable Rates

More and more home buyers are returning to the US housing market because they’re noticing favorable market conditions. Specifically, buyers are feeling more comfortable about navigating the market thanks to interest rate stabilization and easier mortgage rules, according to a recent article by Reuters. This is fantastic news for the overall health of the housing […]


An Appraisal May Make or Break Your Deal

An appraisal is an important part of any home purchase. This is an evaluation, ordered by lenders, that tells them exactly what their money is going towards; because they focus on the actual value of your property, appraisals are different than home inspections. An inspection looks deeply into the condition of a property, but is […]


Adjustable Rate Mortgages: Are They a Good Fit?

Adjustable-rate mortgages are often an attractive option to their fixed-rate counterparts, as the rates are often significantly lower. But are adjustable-rate mortgages a good fit for you? For some period of time after you take out an adjustable-rate mortgage, it has a fixed rate. After that time period has expired, the rate fluctuates based on an agreed-upon […]