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Market Update – January 2018

As the first month of 2018 comes to its close and the economy remains in good health, we've noticed a 9-month record high for rates. In this market update, Justin Brown with the NuHome Team of Cross Country Mortgage discusses the correlation between the health of the economy, lack of wage growth, the decreasing affordability [...]

By |2018-02-02T22:13:31+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Market Update, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 Things You Should Look For When Choosing A New Neighborhood

To find the perfect house, you have to find the perfect neighborhood. Here are ten things to look out for when choosing a new neighborhood. Rising Home Prices: Consider a place where home values are increasing at a faster rate than the national average of 6.9%. Growing Household Incomes: When homeowners earn money, they can [...]

By |2018-01-17T21:22:07+00:00January 17th, 2018|Home Buyer Tips, Real Estate Tips|0 Comments

Market Update December 2017

Check out the latest news that might impact you as a home owner or someone in the Real Estate industry!  Home prices have been rising faster than they ever have over the past 3 years.  There is little in the economy that points to that rise slowing down any time soon.  The issue lies with [...]

By |2018-09-08T06:28:08+00:00December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Shop Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

HOW TO SHOP BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY DEALS WITHOUT LOSING YOUR SANITY If you're hoping to hit it big on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you've gotta do some prep work. A shopping expert from the digital offers site RetailMeNot gives us their top tips for finding the best deals and taming the chaos. [...]

By |2018-09-08T06:28:08+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Sneaky Things That Can Ruin Your Credit Score

Aside from forgetting to pay bills, what can ruin your credit? If you’re on top of payments, why is your score still lacking? Here are top five pitfalls to avoid! [1] Generating Too Many Inquiries Shopping around before choosing an institution for a car loan can help you find the best rate—and that can translate into [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:19:57+00:00November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)?

Private mortgage insurance provides protection to a lender in case you default on your home loan. WHO IS IT FOR? It’s for many aspiring homeowners, especially first-time buyers, who simply can’t afford to put down 20% on a house. Without the safeguard offered by PMI, lenders would be reluctant to extend mortgages to low-equity purchasers. [...]

By |2018-09-08T06:28:08+00:00November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Rookie Mortgage Mistakes that are EASY to Avoid

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions most make in their lifetime. That's why it's so important to approach this process with as much knowledge ahead of time to save yourself money and headaches down the line. Here are five mistakes you can easily avoid during the home buying process. Finding your [...]

By |2018-09-08T06:28:08+00:00November 16th, 2017|Home Mortgage Tips|0 Comments

12 Easy Steps to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Yep, it’s official: Fall is here. Now is the time to finish up any last-minute late-summer maintenance projects, and get your home and yard ready for fall. EXTERIOR PREP [1] Fix Cracks In Concrete And Asphalt Depending on where you live, these may be the last weeks this year when it will be warm and sunny enough [...]

By |2018-09-08T06:28:08+00:00November 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments