Category Archives for Real Estate


Want to Buy a Home? Why Your Credit Score Matters…

Right up there with your blood pressure, cholesterol and Social Security number, your credit score is one of the more vital numbers in your life. Some scores are healthier than others. Have your finger on the pulse of your credit; a poor score will keep you from qualifying for a mortgage or you’ll pay thousands […]


How much house can you afford?

If purchasing a home is in your future, you’ll want to take a good, hard look at just how much home you can really afford. That “magic number” is primarily the function of two key items: The amount you are able to borrow, and the amount of payment you are able to afford. Know your […]


Refinancing your mortgage? What to expect.

With interest rates at sustained all-time lows, there is no time like the present to refinance your mortgage.   Here’s what to expect:   Applying. The process is relatively straightforward; however, knowing some key information– including the value of your home, how much you want to borrow, income, amount of house taxes and insurance – can […]