Smart Real Estate: How AI Is Changing the Landscape

Artificial Intelligence

Smart Real Estate: How AI Is Changing the Landscape Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming various sectors of our economy, and the real estate, mortgage, and home insurance industries are no exception. In an era of technological innovation, AI is becoming a game-changer by reshaping the way we buy, sell, finance, and protect our homes. […]

The Lenders Lounge: Mortgage Interest Rates and Buying a Home with Morgan Mayer Wise

Bridgewater Capital mortgage broker Morgan Mayer Wise

The Lender’s Lounge with Morgan Mayer Wise Get mortgage lenders’ perspectives on mortgage interest rates and where they see the market going. Seems like interest rates are constantly in the news these days! With another rate hike this week many are left wondering what the outlook for mortgage interest rates and what their home buying […]

The Lenders Lounge: Mortgage Interest Rates and Buying a Home with Christian Sanson

Mortgage Interest Rates discussion with Mortgage Lender Christian Sanson

The Lender’s Lounge with Christian Samson Get mortgage lenders’ perspectives on mortgage interest rates and where they see the market going. What is happening with mortgage interest rates these days?  The real estate market has been a roller coaster over the past few years.  Low inventory, low-interest rates, bidding wars, and multiple offers have given […]

Unlocking the Potential Tax Benefits of Homeownership

Taxes

We do not provide tax advice – the potential tax benefits of homeownership may or may not apply to you based on your specific tax situation. Always check with a tax professional to confirm what deductions and/or credits you may be eligible for. Owning a home is like having a child. It’s a lot of […]

Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for a Mortgage

A mortgage is a piece of the puzzle when you are buying a new home

Don’t Jeopardize Your Mortgage Approval: 5 Common Financial Mistakes to Avoid You’ve found the home of your dreams and the excitement is palpable. However, it’s essential to keep a level head and avoid financial mistakes when applying for a mortgage to ensure a smooth loan approval process. Our expert tips cover the 5 common financial […]

Saving For a Down Payment On Your Next Home

piggy bank for home down payment savings

Saving For the Down Payment on Your Next Home April is Financial literacy month – follow along with us as we detail some of the financial Aspects that go along with buying and owning your own home. Are you dreaming of owning your own home but struggling to save for a down payment? Don’t worry, […]

Mortgage Interest Rates 2023

Interest Rate Percentage Graph Going Up

Talking About Mortgage Interest Rates in 2023 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email We have all been keeping up with the news about inflation and its effect on mortgage interest rates over the last year.  Recent news reports have given buyers hope as rates have declined some from their highs in  September 2022, resulting in increases in […]

Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

Mortgage rate calculator

Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market over the past 12 months. Compared to the beginning of 2022, rates have risen dramatically. Now they’re dropping, and that has to do with everything happening in the economy. Nadia Evangelou, Senior Economist and Director of Forecasting at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), explains it well […]

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

Top 10 Myths that trip up first time home buyers

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to distinguish […]

Buy Now or Rent Longer? 5 Questions to Answer
Before Purchasing Your First Home

Rent vs Buy

Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s whirlwind market, you may find it particularly challenging to pinpoint the best time to start exploring homeownership.   A real estate boom during the pandemic pushed home prices to […]