Mortgages

The Mortgage Myth Stopping 1 in 3 People from Trying to Buy a Home

New reporting found that 1 in 3 people who plan on purchasing a home in the next three years think the outdated requirement of needing 20% down to purchase a home is still true. This misconception has kept an astonishing 70% of those potential homebuyers from even trying to purchase a home.

How is your Credit Rating vs. The Rest of America?

The average credit score of American’s is now 700, this is the highest level since the Great Recession. That means if your score is above 700, you are doing better than 50% of the population. This number has a direct impact on what it will cost you to buy a home.

Mortgage Trends and Predictions for 2020

Like any industry, there are trends in the popularities of different home loans. With mortgage rates expected to slowly rise throughout the remainder of the year

How’s the market? Highlights in this March 2019 Real Estate and Mortgage Flash Report

It’s officially spring time and forecasts for the housing market are looking bright. Experts are saying California real estate may outpace the nation. Zillow predicted we could see a 7.3% increase in home values in 2019. How would that growth impact your...

7 Major Mortgage Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you’re scoping out an investment or looking into becoming a homeowner for the first time, applying for a mortgage can be a complicated process. Knowing what pitfalls could lay ahead will help you make better decisions. Let’s review some of the most common mortgage mistakes so you can avoid making them.