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The Pros And Cons Of Making Biweekly Mortgage Payments

The Pros And Cons Of Making Biweekly Mortgage Payments

Have you ever considered paying off the mortgage on your home in two biweekly payments rather than one monthly payment? It might seem like this wouldn’t make a difference, but the truth is that biweekly payments really do add up more quickly.

By December 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Low Down On The HUD-1 Settlement Statement

The Low Down On The HUD-1 Settlement Statement

When preparing for a closing on your refinance or home purchase, one of the documents you will be provided with a few days before closing is a HUD-1 Form. This form provides you with valuable information about your loan.

By December 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 9, 2013

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 9, 2013

Last week brought several indicators of a strengthening economy. New home sales, private and federal employment and mortgage rates rose.

By December 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Ensure Your Fireplace Is Up To Snuff

Ensure Your Fireplace Is Up To Snuff

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing quite as cozy as curling up on the sofa with a good book in front of a roaring fire. A fireplace evokes the idea of a warm and pleasant atmosphere.

By December 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Applying For A Mortgage: Part 2

10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Applying For A Mortgage: Part 2

Yesterday you may have read the blog post on questions to ask yourself before applying for a mortgage, well here are 5 additional that you may want to think about before you go into your meeting with your loan officer.

By December 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Applying For A Mortgage: Part 1

10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Applying For A Mortgage: Part 1

If you are considering applying for a refinance, it is important to understand the mechanics of your mortgage loan. Before you sit down to speak with your loan officer, you should consider preparing a list of questions you feel may need to be answered.

By December 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Case Shiller Price Index Shows A Spike In Home Prices In The West

Case Shiller Price Index Shows A Spike In Home Prices In The West

According to the S&P Case-Shiller 10-and 20-City Housing Market Indices for September, home prices grew at an average of 13.30 percent year-over-year and achieved the highest growth rate for home prices since February 2006.

By December 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 2, 2013

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 2, 2013

The short holiday week brought a flurry of economic reports last week. Highlights included pending home sales, the S&P Case-Shiller Housing Market Indices and the FHFA home price index. No reports were released on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

By December 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Quick Tips To Prepare Your Home For The Winter

Quick Tips To Prepare Your Home For The Winter

The calendar has turned and with that we receive less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead, it’s an opportune time to cross those last-minute maintenance items off your homeowner to-do list.

By November 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Savoring The Good Things In Life

Savoring The Good Things In Life

“There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors” – Author Unknown

By November 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →