The most expensive city in every state Most Americans would likely agree that their lifestyle choices and financial security are dictated largely by their income. Income, however, is only one half of the equation. The other half is the price of goods and services. The cost of everyday necessities -- such as groceries, transportation, and … Continue reading The most expensive city in every stat
Millennials prioritize owning a home over getting married or having kids I spend more time than I would like to admit looking at real estate listings online. I recently found a nice townhouse in my neighborhood that costs 25 times my annual salary, which is honestly a better deal than most other places in the … Continue reading Millennials prioritize owning a home over getting married or having kids
Mortgages fast approaching 5 percent, a fresh blow to housing market Mortgage rates hit their highest level in more than seven years this week at nearly 5%, a level that could deter many home buyers and represents another setback for the slumping housing market. The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 4.9%—the … Continue reading Ready for the Rate Hikes?
9 Home Listing Terms And What They Actually Mean Certain adjectives used in home descriptions can have hidden (and potentially less desirable) meanings! Rocket Mortgage® won't confuse you — get the home-buying confidence you need with a mortgage process that puts the power in your hands. Living by yourself? “Cozy” might be just what you’re … Continue reading What do these 9 Listing Terms mean?
~ interesting perspective ~ Once you hit this credit score, going higher is a 'waste of time,' expert says A 56-year-old government employee from Cleveland named Tom Pavelka had the "highest credit score in America" in 2012, the Daily Mail reported at the time. His near-perfect 848 ranked "higher than 100 percent of U.S. consumers," … Continue reading Once you hit this credit score, going higher is a ‘waste of time,’ expert says
~ some of these are soooooo true!! ~ The Personalities You'll Totally Encounter When Buying A Home The road to buying a home is lined with a cast of characters! While you're putting those social skills to work, let Rocket Mortgage® empower you to handle the rest of the home-buying process with confidence. 1. Let's … Continue reading The Personalities You’ll Totally Encounter When Buying A Home
Buying a Home is Cheaper than Renting in 38 States! [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: According to a study by GOBankingRates, it is cheaper to buy a home than rent in 38 states across the country. In six states the difference between buying & renting would account for less than a $50 monthly difference, leaving the choice … Continue reading Owning a home is cheaper than renting your home
~ thank you KCM as always for the insightful information! ~ Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.2% by … Continue reading Wait or Buy Now? – Infographic
~ Mortgage Rates are rising again, the decade of the past with historically low rates is coming to an end. If you are looking to buy don't hesitate!! If you have any questions give me a call. Need a lender to speak to, give me a call! ~ Mortgage rates hit a seven-and-a-half-year high as … Continue reading Mortgage Rates are Rising
I Bought a Brooklyn Apartment on a Librarian’s Salary © Steven Senne/AP Photo Brown University students Nicha Ratana-Apiromyakij, left, and Nick Melachrinos, walk past a card catalog, right, at the Providence Athenaeum, in Providence, R.I., Monday, July 15, 2013. With roots dating back to 1753, the private library is one of the oldest in the … Continue reading Homeownership IS Obtainable for all – Read How