Homeowners and renters that have been affected by Hurricane Irma, please contact us for information on 100% FHA loan program for disaster relief.
By Aaron Terrazas on 12/11/2017 Nationwide, the 2018 conforming loan limit for most counties increased by $29,000 (6.8 percent), to $453,100. Tens of thousands of homes in some of the nation’s priciest housing markets – including New York, L.A., Miami and Seattle – will no longer require a jumbo purchase mortgage next year, likely saving their… [Read More]
Quicken Loans has seized a larger share of the mortgage market but rising interest rates and anticipated deregulation under President Trump could change things. (Uli Deck/picture-alliance/dpa/AP ) By Michele Lerner February 23 Most borrowers, whether they are purchasing property or refinancing their home, focus on their mortgage rate and loan terms rather than the type of lender… [Read More]
By Kathy Orton August 17 (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) Global and domestic unrest put downward pressure on mortgage rates this week. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average slipped to 3.89 percent with an average 0.4 point. (Points are fees paid to a lender equal to 1 percent of the loan… [Read More]
Floridians suffering damage from Hurricane Irma may have questions on insurance claims. Here are tips on what you need to know. By Don Johnson (Patch Staff) – Updated September 12, 2017 1:11 pm ET ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments TAMPA, FL — As Floridians begin the cleanup from Hurricane Irma, they begin assessing their options regarding insurance claims. As you might expect,… [Read More]
PHOTO COURTESY OF SHUTTERSTOCK Your home is one of your largest investments, so protecting it from natural disasters is probably one of your top priorities. “It is very important to note that the seasonal outlook cannot forecast where and when storms will form, let alone if/where they will make landfall and what the impacts would… [Read More]
TAMPA, FL – For the first time in almost a century, a solar eclipse will be visible across the entire continental United States. While Florida may be left out of the viewing for the total eclipse, the Sunshine State will still see a near total eclipse for several hours on Monday, Aug. 21. Most of… [Read More]
Still renting? You must have a good reason. Although, we’re not really sure what it is. With rents continuing to rise across the country, interest rates staying around historic levels, and new loans lowering down payment requirements, it just makes sense to take the leap to home-ownership. Maybe you’ve got terrible credit and don’t want… [Read More]