Adjusting Perspectives: The New Era of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
If you remember the housing crash back in 2008, you may recall just how popular adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) were back then. And after years of ...
Posted by Jessica Nelson on August 22, 2023
Understanding How Inflation Influences Mortgage Rates
When you read about the housing market in the news, you might see something about a recent decision made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). ...
Posted by Allison Wilkinson on August 3, 2023
The Truth Behind Today's Foreclosure Numbers
If you've been keeping up with the news lately, you've probably come across headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s ...
Posted by Steve Brown on July 24, 2023
Two Questions to Consider When Buying a Home
If you’re thinking of buying a home, chances are you’re paying attention to just about everything you hear about the housing market....
Posted by Andrew Ford on July 5, 2023
Why Today's Lending Standards Are Not Indicative of a Market Crash
You might be worried we’re heading for a housing crash, but there are many reasons why this housing market isn’t like the ...
Posted by Jaris Morales on June 28, 2023
How Homeownership Provides Stability in Changing Economic Times
Wondering if it makes sense to buy a home today even when inflation is high? When other costs go up due to inflation, buying a ...
Posted by Allison Wilkinson on June 23, 2023
Essential Credit Score Insights for Buyers
If you’re thinking about buying a home, you should know your credit score’s a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to ...
Posted by Steve Brown on June 22, 2023
The End of Real Estate Unicorns: Why the Market is Returning to Normalcy
Comparing real estate metrics from one year to another can be challenging in a normal housing market. That’s due to possible variability in ...
Posted by Randal Banagas on May 30, 2023
Exploring Today's Foreclosure Numbers: Why It's Different from 2008
You’ve likely seen headlines about the number of foreclosures climbing in today’s housing market. That may leave you with a few ...
Posted by Andrew Ford on April 27, 2023
The Two Big Issues of Today's Housing Market
The biggest challenge the housing market’s facing is how few homes there are for sale. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First ...
Posted by Andrew Ford on February 21, 2023
Will The Spring Market Bring Back Home Buyers?
As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the ...
Posted by Andrew Ford on January 31, 2023
Past Recessions and Its Impact to the Housing Market
It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who closely follows the economy or not, chances are you’ve heard whispers of an upcoming ...
Posted by Jessica Nelson on January 16, 2023
6 Things You Should Not Be Doing After Applying for a Mortgage
While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating after you’ve applied for your mortgage, ...
Posted by Randal Banagas on December 28, 2022
Will The Housing Market Be Plagued With Foreclosures Any Time Soon?
With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat ...
Posted by Andrew Ford on November 30, 2022
Home Equity is Today's Homeowners' Best Friend
Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the ...
Posted by Randal Banagas on November 14, 2022
What Will Happen to Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?
Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean ...
Posted by Jessica Nelson on November 9, 2022
How to Apply for a Mortgage?
Even with higher mortgage rates, the mortgage process doesn’t need to be something you fear. Here are some steps to help as you ...
Posted by Jaris Morales on October 28, 2022
4 Factors To Consider To Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate
If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Over the last ...
Posted by Jaris Morales on October 12, 2022