Potential Buyers Step Back Even as Mortgage Rates Decline

~ Are you waiting to buy? Comment below with your reasons and if I can help ~ Potential Buyers Step Back Even as Mortgage Rates Decline Author: Staff Writer in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Origination May 19, 2017 0 Potential buyers could be taking a temporary step back from the housing market as the volume … Continue reading Potential Buyers Step Back Even as Mortgage Rates Decline

Rents hit all-time highs amid job growth and low vacancy rates

Rents hit all-time highs amid job growth and low vacancy rates Now is a good time to buy. You might be surprised at what you can afford! Don't let homeownership pass you by, give me a call today!

Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck

Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck Rents have gone up faster than incomes for decades. Way, way faster. 06/29/2016 05:20 pm ET 270 Kate Abbey-Lambertz National Reporter, The Huffington Post This is the clearest explanation for why more and more people are struggling to afford a place to live: … Continue reading Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck

Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch up

Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch up    Southern California home prices jumped 5.6% in March from a year earlier, as buyers fought over a meager supply of homes for sale and bid up values. The six-county region’s median price hit $449,000 last month, up from $425,000 a year earlier, real estate … Continue reading Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch up

Ready to buy a home? Some things to think about

Ready to buy a home? Some things to think about From Bank Rate 8/6/15   Weighing the rent-versus-buy decision? Both have upsides. So before deciding, think about these factors. Don't worry. We won't try to talk you out of anything. Want flexibility? Then rent You are more mobile when you rent because you can move … Continue reading Ready to buy a home? Some things to think about

Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.91%

From Associated Press 8/6/15 Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a third straight week amid anxiety over developments in the U.S. economy that lifted bond prices. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to 3.91 percent this week from 3.98 percent a week earlier. The rate … Continue reading Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.91%

Want to Save Money? Buy a Home Now

$217,726: That’s What You’ll Save (Give or Take) If You Buy a Home Now From Realtor.com 5/28/15   AMC Network Entertainment Buying a home costs money. Lots of money. There’s the down payment and the monthly mortgage payment and the maintenance and taxes and the insurance and… Are you overwhelmed yet? It might seem like so … Continue reading Want to Save Money? Buy a Home Now

Rising Rents

Wallet squeeze: Apartment rents projected to rise again Even with surge in new apartment construction, most US renters can expect rent hikes this year From Alex Veiga, AP Real Estate Writer 4/14/15 In this March 18, 2015 photo, visitors arrive for the grand opening of Gibson Santa Monica, a new luxury apartment building in downtown … Continue reading Rising Rents

Report: Buying a Home 38% Cheaper than Renting

From DsNews.com 10/16/14 Buying a home is still cheaper than renting in most markets across the country, and even cheaper than a year ago, according to the latest Rent vs. Buy report from Trulia. According to Trulia, when the purchase includes 20 percent down and a fixed 30-year mortgage, buying is 38 percent cheaper than … Continue reading Report: Buying a Home 38% Cheaper than Renting