Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

1. Consider Your Price Before you begin the actual selling process, the first step is to accurately price your home. For this, it’s a good idea to talk to a listing agent. They should be experienced in the neighborhood and have sold a number of listings similar to...
Historical Interest Rate Data

Historical Interest Rate Data

The below historical mortgage interest rate data is STRICTLY for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. (Rates shown do not show all the data – just the highlights).   If you want up-to-date interest rates, we recommend talking with a professional mortgage lender. 1970s:  Rates...
What is Pre-Qualified VS Pre-Approved?

What is Pre-Qualified VS Pre-Approved?

Prequalified vs. Preapproved: What’s the Difference? The difference between preapproval and prequalification can depend on the creditor and the type of loan or credit card—some creditors may even use the terms interchangeably. In either case, a creditor has done an...
Home Selling Checklist

Home Selling Checklist

Home Selling Checklist Make the first impression a good one: Curb appeal is key when securing a potential buyer for your home.  Yes, for better or worse, buyers do tend to judge a book by its cover. You want to make sure potential buyers’ first impression of...
Types of Home Buying Contingencies

Types of Home Buying Contingencies

Contingencies are a common occurrence in real estate transactions. They simply mean the sale and purchase of a house will only happen if certain conditions are met. The offer is made and accepted, but either party can bow out if those conditions aren’t satisfied. Most...