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5 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Refinance Your Mortgage

Refinancing Your Home Equity Loans—Consider Refinancing into a First Mortgage

October 7, 2022

The current real estate market conditions not only affect buying and selling, but it can even be a challenge for non-sellers. And here’s why. The non-sellers…

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Mortgage Weekly Update

Rates Decrease Slightly, Mortgage Activity Way Down

October 6, 2022

On Thursday, October 6, 2022, Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), stating that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 6.66 percent, down from last…

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Looking for a Really Smart Way to Step Into Your First Home? Go Multifamily!

Looking for a Really Smart Way to Step Into Your First Home? Go Multifamily!

October 6, 2022

OK, you’re a prospective first-time home buyer! You’re probably renting. And, you may be scrimping and saving, eating rice and beans to get a decent savings…

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How to Choose a Lending Partner

How to Choose a Lending Partner

October 5, 2022

Forming strong business relationships with a loan officer takes time and effort. These relationships are central to your performance and success and should never be under estimated or taken for granted. When it comes to choosing a lender or lenders, you want to look beyond just interest rates and product selection. Your clients are valuable and sharing them with a lender that can’t deliver puts future referrals at risk.

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What Real Estate Agents Should Expect in the Coming Housing Market

What Real Estate Agents Should Expect in the Upcoming Housing Market

October 3, 2022

We’re getting into the slower part of the year for housing — but this year may be even slower than normal. With mortgage rates high (and…

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Mortgage Myth: Making 13 Mortgage Payments a Year Can Significantly Reduce Your Payments

Mortgage Myth: Making 13 Mortgage Payments a Year Can Significantly Reduce Your Payments

September 30, 2022

There is almost a cultish idea permeating the internet, and that is that a mortgage must be paid off as quickly as possible. One simple idea…

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Your Company Has Core Values — But What Are Yours?

Your Company Has Core Values — But What Are Yours?

September 28, 2022

When we hear the term “core values” we usually think about the core values of the company where we work. A company’s core values, in combination…

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5 fall marketing opportunities for agents

5 Fall Marketing Opportunities for Agents

September 26, 2022

Fall is finally here. The leaves are changing, the weather’s cooling, and a whole slew of new marketing opportunities are starting to emerge. It’s true: With…

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5 Things People Love About Living in the City

5 Things People Love About Living in the City

September 23, 2022

From the iconic songs New York, New York to Viva Las Vegas and Welcome to Atlanta, the love affair with cities is definitely a thing. While…

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9 ways real estate agents can give back

9 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Give Back to Their Community

September 21, 2022

Real estate agents have a unique set of skills and experience that can benefit the community. As an agent, you can use your skills to help…

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