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Fall Home Buying Might Be More Active Than Usual

In a normal year the ferocious home buying season would be coming to a close with people settling into their routines and perhaps doing it all with a pumpkin spice latte in their hand. The Covid Pandemic has really thrown a wrench into anything deemed “normal” and that is true with the real estate market. Anything from interest rates to type of homes people are looking for has been influenced by the current situation. In turn this could mean that an interesting fall buying and selling season is upon us.

Mortgate Mistakes That Can Harm The Home Search Process

When applying for your mortgage there are a few things that you need to know so you don’t make any mistakes that can impact your ability to buy a property. While mistakes sometimes happen out of nowhere, many can be easily avoided if you are willing to put in some extra effort or pay a little more attention to certain details. Here are a few common issues and possible mistakes that you want to avoid so that the mortgage process goes well for you.

Home Buyers Want More Indoor And Outdoor Space

The pandemic has accelerated an already emerging trend in housing choices.

How Home Inspection Reports Can Be A Vital Asset

Home inspections can sometimes be the make or break when it comes to home purchasing but they might not always give the answers you want or need. These inspections are based in facts and neutral opinions of certain conditions of the home or property. They can’t always tell you whether you have a mostly perfect property or something that you will have to lay out money into in the foreseeable future. Don’t expect your inspector to give his opinion on what you should do regarding the home. He or she is there to review the home based on what they see. By asserting their opinion on whether you should move forward on your purchase violates the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors’ code of ethics.

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

Assuming you have very good credit (a FICO credit score of 740+) and you’re buying a single-family home as your primary residence, you should be able to get a 30-year fixed mortgage at below

Saving Energy Gives Way To Saving Money

Summer is a hard time to really get a handle on how much energy we use when we are having air conditioners, fans and such running constantly. We can be smart about how we use certain things in our home and maybe we can get our electric bills lowered and we can conserve natural resources at the same time.