Making the Dream of Homeownership a Reality

How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think...

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Home Equity’s Importance in Building Wealth

The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. This...

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Why Waiting Till Spring Can Be a Mistake

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a Move The housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s economic pause is playing out extremely well for real estate, and the current market conditions are truly making this winter an...

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A Great Year for Home Ownership

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them. 1. Move-up or Downsize: One option is to consider moving into a...

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Important Information Regarding Mortgage Applications

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes, consult your lender...

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Shopping for Homes in a Virtual World

A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even in some cases seeing our doctors, the pandemic has forced us to change the way we live, work and shop.  We have become increasingly dependent on connecting remotely. Those of us in...

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Knowledge Shortens Path to Homeownership

Learning the Fact Shortens the Path to Homeownership Making the decision to become a homeowner is the easy part. Now that the choice has been made it is important that would take some time and become familiar with exactly how we’re going to nurture the dream into reality.  From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval...

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