With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with homeownership. Homeowners Can Make Their Home Truly … [Read more...] about The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership
Terramar – Peoria, Arizona
Terramar Is located at W. Happy Valley Road and N. 67th Avenue in North Peoria. Surrounded by mountain views, local parks, great schools, shopping and restaurants are all part of what make Terramar a wonderful neighborhood. 3 Parks within the Neighborhood: Tarramar Park located on W. Happy Valley Road Next to the … [Read more...] about Terramar – Peoria, Arizona
WHAT TO REPAIR BEFORE YOU LIST
When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its possible weaknesses can make a big difference in how fast it sells. Here are our top four recommended repairs to make before selling your … [Read more...] about WHAT TO REPAIR BEFORE YOU LIST
WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can actually be financial … [Read more...] about WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
FHFA Announces Refinance and Home Purchase Eligibility for Borrowers in Forbearance
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/19/2020 FHFA Announces Refinance and Home Purchase Eligibility for Borrowers in Forbearance. Agency also extends the Enterprises' ability to buy loans in forbearance Washington, D.C. – Today, to support borrowers and mortgage servicers, the Federa l Housing Finance … [Read more...] about FHFA Announces Refinance and Home Purchase Eligibility for Borrowers in Forbearance
Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
When talking with real estate agents, you’ll often find that when they speak to you about buying real estate, they refer to buyer’s purchasing a “home” and the sellers putting their “house” on the market. Why the play on words? The reason is psychological. Buying and selling real estate is one of the most involved and emotional … [Read more...] about Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
Why You Shouldn’t Wait!
People who already have a home usually need the funds from the closing to secure their next purchase. If a “move-up” buyer wants to buy a home during a depressed market, that means they usually have one to sell themselves. Timing becomes very important and negotiations become more involved so neither party is forced into … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Wait!
Should You Try to “Time the Market”?
You might ask yourself – when is it appropriate to try and “time the market?” The short answer is never. One problem with attempting to time your purchase just right in tandem with economic patterns is that no one can really predict with any degree of accuracy – the future. Many reports get published, predictions are made and … [Read more...] about Should You Try to “Time the Market”?