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Forbearance revisted

Forbearance revisted

Depending on what kind of mortgage you have, the forbearance currently in place is coming to an end. Be it for FHA loans, Fannie/Freddie Mac, VA, USDA the end is now 7/31/21. One solution (of 9 options) is to secure a Loan Modification. In simplified terms, a “Loan...
Is There A Bubble?

Is There A Bubble?

Is there a bubble and will it burst soon? This is a question, and for many a certainty, that is growing in popularity. Let me save you some suspense right now. There is no bubble. Yes, prices are rising fast but there is not going to be a sudden drop in home values...
The Home After Divorce

The Home After Divorce

Whenever a marriage ends in divorce, what happens to the home is often a huge part of the divorce settlement. It is, after all, one of the biggest family assets. During the divorce process, all assets are identified and valued in order to decide how to divide them....
Forbearance revisted

Why Not Wait

In this crazy market where homes sell in a couple of days with multiple offers some people are asking themselves why not wait? Wishful waiting Those who opt for waiting are usually hoping for some combination of fewer offers on homes (i.e. less competition), more...
Listing Photos

Listing Photos

Why do listing photos matter? Aside from the fact that nothing is ever really deleted on the Internet, it pays to have photos that look great. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words. You’ll need a really good set of photos to do all the talking for you. High...
Choosing A Realtor

Choosing A Realtor

Choosing a Realtor can be challenging in and of itself. Some people opt for the short-cut of asking their friends and co-workers for recommendations. When interviewing Realtors you will find many who will tell you all about the team they are on. How there will someone...
Selling A Home

Selling A Home

Selling a home can be the start of something new for you and the individual who gets to purchase your property. Let’s make the important milestone a memorable one by following these simple steps. Hire a listing agent. If you’ve decided FSBO (for sale by owner) is out...
Should You Buy

Should You Buy

At a time when home prices are climbing ever upward, should you buy now? The answer will surprise you for reasons you haven’t even considered. Two new(er) factors Unlike the previous times of rapid price increases, this time we all have to contend with 2 factors...
First time seller

First time seller

If you are a first time seller, think back to buying your first home. Do you remember how exciting, and occasionally terrifying, the experience was? Applications, inspections, the endless weighing of pros and cons, plus making a financial leap of faith – all...
Qualifying For A Loan

Qualifying For A Loan

Qualifying for a loan may seem almost impossible, but it still possible thanks to the many programs out there. Even the ones that have been around for many years have been updated to take into account recent developments in the economy. Smaller savings These days it...