Author Archive: Jehoshua Shapiro

Emortgages.com has been in business since 1998. We were one of the first mortgage companies in the country to take the mortgage business online. We wanted to give our customers 24/7 access to rates, application forms, and mortgage information.

We have a great group of agents and processors who are ready and willing to help our customers through the entire home mortgage process from start to finish. We understand that you have many mortgage consultant options and are prepared to earn your long term trust.

I would love to connect with you about any of your real estate finance questions. Give me a call at our office number (707) 763-6290, toll-free at (800) 619-4400 or email me at js@emortgages.com. Am looking forward to being in touch.

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NAHB: Home Builders Remain Confident

NAHB: Home Builders Remain Confident

September 18, 2019 |

The National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index shows steady builder confidence in housing market conditions. September’s index reading of 68 was one point higher than August’s reading. Any reading over 50 indicates that most home builders surveyed view housing market conditions as favorable. August’s original index reading was adjusted upward by one point.

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New Home Prices Going Down Making Them More Affordable

New Home Prices Going Down Making Them More Affordable

September 17, 2019 |

Residential real estate developers in America are responding to a national slowdown in new home construction by building smaller homes that are more modestly priced. The demand for smaller, less expensive homes is growing, while the overall demand for new custom homes is declining. Prices decreased slightly, by about one-half percent, from the price levels in 2018 for newly-constructed homes.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 16th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 16th, 2019

September 16, 2019 |

Last week’s economic news included readings on inflation, core inflation and consumer sentiment. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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4 Simple Tips For Staying Organized With Kids

4 Simple Tips For Staying Organized With Kids

September 13, 2019 |

It can be challenging to be organized when you have children. But this is only because, as a devoted parent, you want to be sure your child has everything they need to become happy, well-rounded adults some day.

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How Long Should I Spend Looking For a New Home?

How Long Should I Spend Looking For a New Home?

September 12, 2019 |

Whether you’ve been looking for a home for a long time now, or you’re just about to get started on the hunt, you’re probably wondering how long should you spend looking for a new home. Does it take weeks to find your forever home, or months or even a year? What’s typical?

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Smooth Move: Do These Six Things When Transitioning Towns

Smooth Move: Do These Six Things When Transitioning Towns

September 11, 2019 |

It can be physically and emotionally challenging when moving from one town to another. There are lots of things going on at once; the actual packing and moving your belongings, saying goodbye to friends, changing jobs and just getting used to a new way of living.

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Using Smart Home Technology To Help Sell It

Using Smart Home Technology To Help Sell It

September 10, 2019 |

Smart home technology is useful for many reasons. It improves security, helps improve energy-efficiency, and makes it more convenient for the home’s occupants. There is also a new trend in the use of smart home technology as a sales tool to help sell a home or a condominium.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 9th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 9th, 2019

September 9, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on construction spending, public and private-sector jobs and the national unemployment rate. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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6 Smart Ways Hardware Can Upgrade Your New Home

6 Smart Ways Hardware Can Upgrade Your New Home

September 6, 2019 |

Decorating and putting the finishing touches on your new home is definitely one of the most fun parts of moving. It’s satisfying to fill your new home with furnishings and d?cor choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle.

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Four Key Injury Prevention Tips On Moving Day

Four Key Injury Prevention Tips On Moving Day

September 5, 2019 |

It’s more likely that someone will incur an injury on moving day than on an ordinary day. The reason is that people are moving in ways that they don’t normally move, loads can be heavy, and accidents do happen. However, most injuries on moving day can be prevented by taking a few simple precautions.

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