The reality is, whether you’re looking for your first home or you’ve purchased one before, you most likely don’t need to put 20% down.
Is it better to impound my property taxes and homeowners insurance into my monthly mortgage payment? Many of our clients prefer to have their taxes and insurance impounded in their monthly loan payment (the lender adds 1/12 of your property tax and homeowners insurance bills to the normal payment, sets them aside in an escrow account and then pays the … Read More
When buying a new home or refinancing, how will I know when to lock my mortgage rate? “Interest rates rise like a rocket and fall like a feather.” This old axiom holds a lot of truth. Generally speaking, rates tend to fall in a poor economy and rise in times of prosperity. But more to the point, it takes a … Read More