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Case-Shiller Home Price Indices: Home Price Growth Slows in July

September 29, 2022 by Rilian Ball The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices for July showed a sharp slowing in home price growth from June to July. National home price growth slowed from…

Speed up Your Mortgage Closing Process With This Handy Four-step Guide

September 28, 2022 by Rilian Ball Are you in the market for a new house or apartment? If you are financing the purchase by taking out a mortgage, you’ll want to know…

How Can You Invest in Real Estate?

September 27, 2022 by Rilian Ball Many people believe that investing in real estate is something reserved only for the super-wealthy. In reality, this is not the case. Investing in real estate…

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 26, 2022

September 26, 2022 by Rilian Ball Last week’s economic reporting included readings on housing markets, building permits issued, housing starts, and sales of previously-owned homes. The Federal Reserve released its scheduled monetary…

How to Make the Most of Your Home’s Listing Photos

The photos included in your home’s listing are one of the first things that potential buyers look at when browsing through listings. Most will decide to schedule a showing based…

What is a Reverse Mortgage and How Does It Work?

September 23, 2022 by Rilian Ball If you’ve recently considered your options for taking some of the equity out of your home you may have heard about reverse mortgage loans. If you…

Non-QM Home Loans: How Do They Work?

September 21, 2022 by Rilian Ball There are a lot of people who dream of owning a home one day, but few people have the cash to purchase a home outright. Therefore,…

Ready to Buy Your First Home? Don’t Forget to Check Your Credit Score – Here’s Why

September 20, 2022 by Rilian Ball Whether you’re just out of college, recently married or simply haven’t jumped into the market yet, buying your first home is an exciting prospect. It can…

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 19, 2022

September 19, 2022 by Rilian Ball Last week’s economic reporting included readings on inflation, retail sales, and consumer sentiment. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and jobless claims were also released. Consumer Inflation…

Navigating the Home Search

Looking for a home? It’s not always easy to figure out what to look for, how to search, and ways to get the best deal. Here are a few tips…

Man Vs. Machine: Why Using a Human Mortgage Professional Is Better Than Trusting an App

September 16, 2022 by Rilian Ball Are you currently house-hunting or plan to be in the near future? If you plan on using mortgage financing to pay for your home, you will…

The Minimum Credit Score For VA Home Loan Approval: What To Know

September 13, 2022 by Rilian Ball When you are applying for a home loan, you need to make sure that you meet the minimum credit score requirements. If you decide to go…

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