Real Estate Blog

Down Payment Gifts and Credits

A relative, domestic partner, or fiancée can give a gift for a down payment.

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Have “Just Average” Credit? You Can Still Get A Mortgage

You don’t need perfect credit to get a mortgage! If your credit is hovering somewhere in the “just average” range, you can secure the funding you ...

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Start off the New Year with Credit Repair

So the moral to the story is, clean up your old payments, and don't be late on anything new. 

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Sitting on the Fence about Buying a Home?

We have had a nice 7 year run in real estate and many people believe we are in for a soft landing while there are still some that believe the world ...

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Investment Properties Still Make Sense

I get very excited when people look to better their future by buying a house, buying an investment property or just investing. 

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Strike While the Iron is Hot

It seems many homeowners and homebuyers feel the iron is particularly scorching right now. Thanks to a combination of a slow end to the year and ...

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What would you tell your child, Rent or Own?

To be honest, if I asked the same question in October 2018, I think many would have had their kids sit tight and rent for a year or two.  I would ...

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Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again

42% believe a recession will occur this year or next (another 16% said 2021) 59% believe the housing market would fare the same or worse than it did ...

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Mortgage Minute - PMI Rates?

Oh how my clients hate PMI! PMI is there for a reason as it insures lenders against losses and lenders would not be doing low down payment loans at ...

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HomePath vs. HomeReady vs. FHA

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have a couple of low-income housing products that are really great and can help your buyers get in with a lower payment.

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