Redfin Housing Demand Index Drops Amid Lower-Than-Expected Buyer Activity in March; Remains Above Three-Year Average



The Redfin Housing Demand Index decreased 13.9 percent from February, to a seasonally adjusted level of 108 in March, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage.

Is a No Closing Cost Mortgage for You?



Buying a no closing cost mortgage isn’t necessarily a bad thing – as long as you understand how you’ll be paying those costs. To start with, a no closing cost mortgage doesn’t mean you won’t pay the costs associated with taking out the loan. When you take out a mortgage, there are costs that need to be paid

Mortgage Too High? How to Refinance Your Home



When you secure a mortgage for a new home or for one that you already own in order to make improvements or to cover an emergency, you might think that you can afford the rate that is offered. After a few years of paying the same rate,

Expert says rising mortgage rates will be good for the housing market



It looks as if the Federal Reserve is finally going to do something about raising short term interest rates

What to consider with a Second Mortgage



However, some homeowners that have gotten over the huge bust of the last of the last cycle when so many home values went underwater are again considering second mortgages.

Are Closing Cost Too High for Mortgage Hunters?



Significant variation in closing costs is a major part of the process when considering which lender a homebuyer should go with. Often, mortgage buyers only consider which company will prequalify

Trump win causes mortgage rates to spike



Mortgage rates in the U.S. have soared in the week since Republican party candidate Donald Trump surprised the world with his election win, with the benchmark 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate rising to 4.01 percent

The Question for a Home Mortgage Loan: Understanding Your Many Options



If you are applying for a mortgage and think that it is a straightforward choice of just choosing your preferred lender that is offering the best rate of interest, you may well be in for something of a surprise when you start the process.

Brexit has not had a major impact on U.S. mortgage rates, so far



Research firms are predicting that Brexit will have little impact on the U.S. housing market, and will not lead to a lowering of mortgage rates.

How Business Lending Solutions Can Help Your Independent Real Estate Brokerage Firm Keep the Lights On



The real estate world is changing. In a July 2015 Washington Post article, real estate agents from across the country identified some of the biggest challenges that the industry is currently facing. Several experts pointed out that the real estate brokerage world is flooded with “untrained” or “unethical” agents. This trend hurts the industry as […]

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