Home Buying

Learn everything you need to know about buying a home

Buying a home is one of the most significant financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. Former professional poker player turned decision strategist, Annie Duke, has developed a home buying strategy: Thinking in Bets. With so much at

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A Home Buying Strategy: Thinking in Bets

Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts - Annie Duke, author

The home-buying process is a journey with a key factor being securing financing. As part of financing, we are often asked, “What’s the difference between mortgage pre-approval vs pre-qualification?”

First, understand the decision to buy a home is an exciting

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Mortgage Pre-Approval versus Pre-Qualification

Mortgage Pre-Approval makes getting your offer approved easier.

The newsflash on February 22, 2023 was the announcement “The FHA MIP Reduction: A Game-Changer for Prospective Homebuyers”. But what is the MIP and why is the reduction important?

What is the FHA MIP?

When you buy a home with

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The FHA MIP Reduction: A Game-Changer for Prospective Homebuyers

The current housing market can be tough on both you, the real estate agent, and your buyers. Rising home prices and multiple bids will often discourage even the most avid buyer. That said, what is the cost of waiting out … Read the rest

The Cost of Waiting Out The Housing Market

CNN’s recent reporting shows Americans once again find themselves further in debt – Now What? As stimulus money has run out, our appetite for debt has not. USA credit card balances rose by $17 billion in just the last quarter … Read the rest

Americans Find Themselves Further in Debt – Now What?

The Home Equity Secret Menu. Haven’t heard of it? Well, just like the famous secret menu of In-N-Out , the mortgage industry has a secret menu of its own. Here is everything you need to know about the Home Equity … Read the rest

The Home Equity Secret Menu

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Do you know how to determine when a condo is costing you more than a single family home? For example, did you know that a $580,000 Condo could cost you more to own per month than a $630,000 Single Family … Read the rest

When a Condo is Costing You More Than a Single Family Home