Monthly Archives: July 2011

Commercial Mortgage Credit

Posted ago by Darren Smith

ShareCommercial mortgage credit availability presently and in the foreseeable future will still be restrictive and limited.  It is estimated that over a trillion dollars worth of commercial mortgages in the United States will become due in 2012 to 2013.  This  …

Shadow Inventory Growing – Foreclosures

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareWe’ve been saying that despite media reports that the worst of the Housing Market is behind us, that’s just not how we see it. Though real estate has been and always will be a “Local” market there are many places …

GFE – Good Faith Estimate Confused?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareIf you’ve obtained a mortgage earlier in your life and now are getting a new mortgage for a home purchase or refinance you’ll notice that the GFE or Good Faith Estimate looks totally different. The old GFE or Good Faith …

Home Inpsections – What to Ask?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareHome inspections may be the most important thing you do prior to signing your closing documents. It gives you the buyer an opportunity to have the inspector or engineer of your choice examine the quality and shape of the home …

Housing Bottom?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareThere was an article today from LinkedIn saying that the majority of economist think that housing has hit bottom. Nearly two-thirds of economists and real estate experts recently polled say the U.S. housing market is at a historic turning point. More than …

Commercial Mortgage Broker

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareGetting a commercial mortgage today takes a lot more than just applying for the mortgage. Lenders want to make sure that the borrowers and the project are rock solid.  Here are five tips from the Scotsman Guide to help make …

Home Sales Face Headwinds

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareHousing always leads any economic recovery, but it seems that home sales can’t yet gain any traction. There are just too many forces that are keeping home sales and prices down. Here is a great article from oru friends at Linkedin that …