Home Prices Are Dropping, Here’s What You Need to Know

Home Prices Are Dropping, Here’s What You Need to Know

After a white-hot run over the past few years, the housing market is showing signs of cooling; home prices are dropping in many areas. In a June 2022 assessment of regional housing markets, CoreLogic determined that 45 markets have more than a 50% probability of...
Summer Home Buying Tips

Summer Home Buying Tips

If you’re shopping for a new home this summer, you’ve probably got interest rates, inflation, inventory issues, and more on your mind. Here are a few tips to help you through the summer home-buying season. Don’t Make Rash Decisions Over Interest...
The Importance of Speed in a Competitive Real Estate Environment

The Importance of Speed in a Competitive Real Estate Environment

If you’re in the market for a new home this year, you’re probably aware of the need to act quickly once you’ve found “the one” or someone else will be there to make an offer. With homes selling faster than ever, lenders are having to work faster than ever to keep up...
What is Down Payment Assistance? How Do I Know if I Qualify?

What is Down Payment Assistance? How Do I Know if I Qualify?

For many, a down payment seems like the biggest obstacle in achieving their dreams of owning homes. Saving up to 20% of a home’s price in cash can seem like an insurmountable goal, especially with today’s rising home prices. But that’s not the only...
Excellent Financing Options for Low-Income Borrowers with HomeReady and Home Possible

Excellent Financing Options for Low-Income Borrowers with HomeReady and Home Possible

Gone are the days when borrowers with low income and not-so-perfect credit didn’t have options for purchasing a home. Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two major agencies that buy and sell mortgages from lenders, created mortgage programs designed for low-income...