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Interest Rates Rise Above 4%

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With the improving national economy and the Fed’s desire to curb inflation the average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage has increased about 4%. The benchmark number is a psychological barrier that has been crossed and home buyers and sellers should take note. There is still time to lock in a super low rate but the trend is leaning towards …

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Finding the right Realtor to work with

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When you begin your home search it is important to begin by selecting an excellent licensed Realtor in your area. Having expert guidance to help with the home buying process from start to finish is paramount when making the largest investment of your life! To paraphrase an axiom of what many great leaders of our time have said, “I hire …

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Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. …

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Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we …