Tag Archives: purchase

Why A Mortgage Broker/Banker is Better Than a Bank

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareMost people think that they will get the best rate and offer from one of the “Too Big To Fail” banks, you know the ones I am talking about. The ones that say that they put the customer first. But …

Addendums To Purchase Contracts

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareWhen buying a home first and foremost we always recommend using a realtor as today’s purchase contracts have just become to lengthy and complex for most non real estate professionals other than attorneys. Since it’s most people’s largest purchase they …

Mortgage Rates Headed Lower?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareDespite all the talk of the debt downgrade and how mortgage rates and interest-rates would skyrocket, it just hasn;t happened. In fact, mortgage rates have done the exact opposite, mortgage rates especially long-term mortgage rates have gone down. It’s been …

5 Things That Could Help Sell Your Home

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareGreat article from our friends at Trulia.com on new tips for selling your home. What are buyers looking for or in a new home. We all know buyers care about beds, baths, square feet and location, location, location. But inside the …

Is it The Time to Buy?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareHere is a report from the Wall Sreet Journal that makes a good case that now is the time to buy a new home. Back in June 2006, when the housing market peaked, the prospect of a five-year national housing …

How Sellers Price Their Home For Sale

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareThe best way to understand market value is through comparative research.  Professional real estate consultants review and study at least 40 to 60 listings, visit 10 to 20, and inspect 5 to10 properties to develop a sense of relative worth …

The Importance of Comparable Sales for Your Mortgage

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareIn today’s mortgage market once you know you are credit qualified for a conforming mortgage, jumbo mortgage, or super jumbo mortgage the most important thing to have is making sure that your property you are purchasing or refinancing has good …