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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4 Ways A Little Paint Can Revitalize Your Home

4 Ways A Little Paint Can Revitalize Your Home

April 19, 2019 |

Fixing up your home to sell doesn’t have to be a budget-breaker. You can revitalize the look of your property with a little bit of paint in the right places.

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NAHB: Home Builder Confidence Rises in April

NAHB: Home Builder Confidence Rises in April

April 18, 2019 |

Home builder confidence increased in April to an index reading of 63, which was one point higher than for March and the highest reading in six months. Analysts said that April’s reading revealed more about housing market conditions in the past six months than it was an indicator of future market conditions.

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Can You Really Buy Off-Planet Real Estate?

Can You Really Buy Off-Planet Real Estate?

April 17, 2019 |

Real estate agents are constantly looking for new listings, which will attract potential buyers. We no longer need to limit our search for good listings to planet Earth because Mars is now for sale.

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Home Maintenance Tips: How to Organize Your Garage

Home Maintenance Tips: How to Organize Your Garage

April 16, 2019 |

Perhaps you plan to sell your home in the next few months or years. Keeping your garage organized can save time and ensure that you have storage space when you need it most.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 14th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 14th, 2019

April 15, 2019 |

Last week’s economic readings included reports on inflation, mortgage rates, and first-time jobless claims. Monthly reporting on consumer sentiment was delayed.

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When Is The Best Time To Do Your Roof Maintenance?

When Is The Best Time To Do Your Roof Maintenance?

April 12, 2019 |

Perform roof maintenance on sunny days when there’s less chance of slipping. Blocking off a weekend twice a year gives you plenty of time to complete the items below without rushing or taking unnecessary risks. The beginning of spring and fall present the best opportunities to complete your maintenance before the weather turns too hot or too cold.

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FOMC Minutes Reveal Fed Policymakers U-Turn

FOMC Minutes Reveal Fed Policymakers U-Turn

April 11, 2019 |

Members of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee voted to hold the target range of the federal funds rate to its current range of 2.25 to 2.50 percent. The minutes of the most recent Committee meeting cited softening domestic and global economic conditions as reason for not raising the target federal funds range.

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Staging Your Home: Here Are Your Self-Storage Options

Staging Your Home: Here Are Your Self-Storage Options

April 10, 2019 |

If you’re staging your home to sell, you may find yourself with more stuff than space. Rather than selling possessions that you’d rather not part with, you can put your things into short-term storage until your home sells and you’re able to move.

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4 Ways To Pay Off My Mortgage Faster

4 Ways To Pay Off My Mortgage Faster

April 9, 2019 |

For most people, the mortgage payment is the biggest monthly expense. Whether you’re facing retirement or still working, it would be nice to be free of this debt. Although you probably can’t pay it off in one lump sum, it is possible to pay off your mortgage sooner than expected.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 8th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 8th, 2019

April 8, 2019 |

Last week’s economic news included readings on construction spending and inflation; labor sector reports on the national unemployment rate, public and private sector employment were also released. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.

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