Mortgage Information Center

Did You Know: Five Factors That Lenders Won’t Even Consider When Assessing You For a Mortgage
October 23, 2014 |

Did You Know: Five Factors That Lenders Won’t Even Consider When Assessing You For a Mortgage

In today’s blog post we’ll look at five factors that a lender or mortgage underwriter won’t consider when assessing your suitability for a mortgage loan.

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First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved
October 21, 2014 |

First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved

If you’re going to be taking out a mortgage to help pay for the up-front costs of your home, you’ll want to get a head start on the approval process. With that in mind, here are four handy tips to ensure that your mortgage application is approved on your first try.

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Refinance Now or Wait? How to Determine the Best Time to Refinance Your Mortgage
October 15, 2014 |

Refinance Now or Wait? How to Determine the Best Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

Let’s take a quick look at a few questions that you can ask yourself in order to determine whether you should refinance now or wait until sometime in the future.

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Home and Garden

America’s Ten Most Haunted Places
[ 0 ] October 31, 2014 |

America’s Ten Most Haunted Places

Lock the doors, leave a light on – somewhere, crawl under the covers, and take a video tour of America’s ten most haunted places – if you dare! Happy Halloween!

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When Your Open House is Haunted….
[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

When Your Open House is Haunted….

Trulia is an online residential real estate site for home buyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals. It lists properties for sale and rent as well as tools and information needed to be successful in the home search process. Trulia also has a great sense of humor. ¬†They tricked out an old house for sale […]

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How to Bake Pumpkin Seeds
[ 0 ] October 22, 2014 |

How to Bake Pumpkin Seeds

Warm, crunchy pumpkin seeds are what we look forward to during October. Not sure how to make them? This video will show you how. Follow us on Pinterest for more about pumpkins. Follow Jehoshua Shapiro’s board Pumpkins on Pinterest.

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Home Buyer Tips

Buying a Vacation Home? A Quick Guide to Renting Out Your Second Home to Generate Income
October 31, 2014 |

Buying a Vacation Home? A Quick Guide to Renting Out Your Second Home to Generate Income

Are you thinking about buying a second home to spend some time in when you’re on vacation? In this post we’ll share a few tips for getting your property ready to rent to short-term visitors and how to get things started.

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Moving to a New City? Tips for Finding a Family-friendly Community to Buy Your New Home In
October 22, 2014 |

Moving to a New City? Tips for Finding a Family-friendly Community to Buy Your New Home In

In this post we’ll share a handful of tips that you may find helpful if you’re searching for a family-friendly neighborhood in a new city.

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First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved
October 21, 2014 |

First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved

If you’re going to be taking out a mortgage to help pay for the up-front costs of your home, you’ll want to get a head start on the approval process. With that in mind, here are four handy tips to ensure that your mortgage application is approved on your first try.

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Other Recent Posts

Market News for October 29, 2014

Market News for October 29, 2014

[ 0 ] October 29, 2014 |

The big foreclosure problems that occurred after the Great Recession seem to be easing in the past few years as the housing sector continues on its road to recovery. Leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider CoreLogic reported today that completed foreclosures in September totaled 46,000, down nearly 33% from the 68,000 completed […]

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Four Ways You Can Enhance Your Home’s Value Before You List It for Sale

Four Ways You Can Enhance Your Home’s Value Before You List It for Sale

October 29, 2014 |

In today’s blog post we’ll share four ways that you can spend a bit of time and money upgrading your home before it hits the local real estate market.

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Market News for October 28, 2014

Market News for October 28, 2014

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

The Census Bureau reported today that the U.S. homeownership rate fell to a 20-year low as stricter credit terms sidelined first time home buyers. The rate now stands at 64.4% in the third quarter of 2014, down from 64.7% in the second quarter, which is the lowest since the first quarter of 1995. In addition […]

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Buying a Home? 4 Steps You Can Take to Ensure You Start out with a Low Monthly Mortgage Payment

Buying a Home? 4 Steps You Can Take to Ensure You Start out with a Low Monthly Mortgage Payment

October 28, 2014 |

Are you thinking about buying a new house or condo? If so, you’ve likely given some thought to your mortgage and as to how you can pay as little as possible in order to own your new home.

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Market News for October 27, 2014

Market News for October 27, 2014

[ 0 ] October 27, 2014 |

Americans who purchase gas to fuel their cars have been receiving a sort of tax break in the past five months as the price of regular gas at the pump continues to decline. The national average price for a regular gallon of gasoline is at $3.04 a gallon as the price of crude oil declines. […]

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