Millennial Homeowners and Buyer’s Remorse

Arguably bigger than the "to-may-to/to-mah-to" or even the "po-tay-to/po-tah-to" debate just might be the over or under question. No, not in reference to sports betting — but that age-old question about how the toilet paper falls from the roll. The UK's Daily Mirror reported that Choice magazine had unearthed a 128-year-old patent which contained a [...]

By |2019-03-07T12:27:17-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

On-Time Closing Offers from Big Banks Aren’t Always That Special

We need to call "fake news." Keep reading — this has noting to do with politics. Some recent industry headlines read: "Chase Guarantees It Will Close a Mortgage in 21 Days or It'll Give you $1,000," or something to that effect. It is true — Chase is offering the guarantee. So if it is true, [...]

By |2019-02-21T15:03:09-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Seniors Holding on to Homes Could Have Lasting Impact on Housing Market

Several news feeds are reporting that a well-intentioned mom has been working her way through Towson University speaking with female students, hoping to find a date for her son. She is apparently approaching young ladies that she approves of and showing them a picture of her son. University police are trying to identify the lady. [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:52:58-04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

Positive Signs It’s Going to Be a Good Year for the Housing Market

It looks like we have our first break of 2019 for the housing and mortgage industries. The Fed has moved away from rate hikes it had previously telegraphed for 2019. Nothing definitive, but that was the impression they left most commentators with. That will likely be good for the stock market — which is usually [...]

By |2019-01-31T10:21:35-04:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

Overcoming Conventional Thinking Around Mortgage Underwriting

It is more important than ever that lenders be willing to go above and beyond to find financing for today's potential homebuyers. Rates and home prices have made affordability an issue for some, while others may be finding it difficult to get financing because they're self-employed. For some, they may not have the best credit [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:41:15-04:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

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