7 Insider Tips When Buying a Home

No matter whether we’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you’ll make, being prepared and well-positioned is key. Here are seven great tips to buying a home. Understand your purchasing power

New Mortgage Rules Begin October 3, 2015

The Dodd-Frank Act will further impact those taking out real estate loans beginning October 3, 2015. Specific provisions of Dodd-Frank have been in place for some time. These provisions distinguish between lending to owners of 1 – 4 unit properties that are owner occupied verses non-owner occupied properties. Counterintuitively, obtaining financing has been easier to