Monthly Archives: June 2016

What Brexit Means for U.S. Housing

  The UK shocked the world last week, and not in a good way. After stocks tumbled from New York to Hong Kong, the smoke cleared and London was left blushing, with many of the British themselves apologizing over the … Continue reading

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DESPITE BREXIT, US HOUSING EXPECTED TO STAND STRONG

We started 2016 by expressing skepticism that the Fed would raise the fed funds rate within the first six months. Now, we wouldn’t be surprised if we went the entire year without a rate increase. The Brexit has blindsided worldwide … Continue reading

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What Borrowers Should Know About Co-Signing a Mortgage

For younger people, first-time homebuyers, the self-employed and buyers with minimal credit or assets, qualifying for a mortgage may be difficult without the help of a co-signer. While having a co-signer with a strong credit history can certainly make qualifying … Continue reading

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4 crucial mortgage mistakes

If you’re in the market to purchase your first home, it can be easy to go into the entire process with a variety of misconceptions – which in turn open you up to costly errors. The following is the first installment … Continue reading

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How Those Who are Self Employed Get a Mortgage

  Traditionally, the self-employed have had a somewhat more difficult path to obtaining a mortgage than those with full-time work. But just because you’re self-employed doesn’t mean the doors to homeownership are closed to you. What to expectSince self-employment is considered … Continue reading

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Smart Home Technology

While limited home supply has helped drive up interest in homebuying, the truth is that some homes are more desirable than others. To help their listings rise to the top, some home sellers are converting their properties into smart homes via the … Continue reading

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