Mortgage Information

May 25, 2011

Appraisals: Why You Must Now Sell Your Parkland House Twice

Due to the large inventory of bank foreclosures and short sales currently on the market, banks and lending institutions are becoming even more stringent when qualifying […]
February 23, 2010

Should Homebuyer Tax Credit Be Extended Yet Again?

Word on the streets is that the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is again lobbying lawmakers to extend the $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit […]
February 2, 2010

Buyer Demand For Renovation Financing?

I was reading Brian Brady’s blog Mortgage Rate Report, and he was discussing the new demand for renovation financing for buyers. Brady discussed the need for […]
November 30, 2009

Buyers That Are Prequalified or Preapproved?

Should A Buyer Be Prequalified or Preapproved? With banks becoming even tighter on their financing criteria, many Parkland sellers and their real estate agents MUST make […]
November 10, 2009

5 Reasons To Buy A Home During The Holidays

Tis The Season To Buy A New Home! As the holiday season approach, many potential buyers should have a new home on Santa’s wish list.  We […]
October 21, 2009

New Good Faith Estimates Debut January 1st 2010

The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released the new Good Faith Estimate that all lenders will be required to use on January 1, 2010. […]
September 18, 2009

30 Year Mortgate Rates Under 5% Again?

More Positive Real Estate News:  Mortgage Rates Under 5% Again With the local real estate market starting to pick up, more good news from the homefront […]