Category Archives: Buy a House

Benefits to Short Term Mortgages

Considering refinancing? Buying a new home? It maybe worth discussing a 15-year loan instead of a traditional 30-year mortgage. Monthly payments will be higher but your interest rate will be lower and your equity will climb faster. Below I have provided an example for comparison on a $300,000 mortgage with two terms. One 30-year term […]


It’s Your Advantage

Technology today is a wonder! We are able to do more things with our smartphones than we could just a few years ago. Homebuyers (over 90%) use video tours, digital signing and home search sites such as ZillowⓇ to get information about homes, neighborhoods, schools and even future neighbors. With all this technology happening, homebuyers […]


Real Cost of Housing

Over the last several years, there have been a variety of factors that have led to a rental unit shortage especially with single-family homes. Due to this shortage, rents nationwide have been increasing. In most national markets, it costs considerably less to own than to rent. Paying less  on a monthly mortgage to buy a […]


What mortgage is best for me

Mortgage rates are creeping up but are still pretty affordable. If you are looking to buy a home, there is an alternative to the fixed rate mortgage but you need to understand the rules. This alternative mortgage can significantly lower your cost of housing over the first five years. As an example, let’s take a […]



How much do you want to pay?

A higher house payment doesn’t mean your home is more valuable. It means that you got a mortgage loan rate higher than it has to be. If you are looking to lower your monthly mortgage payment then an adjustable rate mortgage can do that for you only factor to consider is how long are you […]



Are You Ready for This?

A short story about an offer presented to a single, senior woman who was relocating to a retirement home: The offer was for full price and had reasonable terms and timelines. The seller would not accept it. As the offering agent delved deeper into why, the agent discovered the seller was upset about her dining […]


Stunning Homes for Sale in Alexandria

Homes for Sale in Alexandria

Are you on the market for one of the beautiful homes for sale in Alexandria? If so, you’re definitely going to want to get started with the search as soon as you can. Starting this spring, there will be a large influx of buyers on this market in just a few weeks. That means that […]


Incredible Homes for Sale in Great Falls

Homes for Sale in Great Falls

Have you been daydreaming about the lovely homes for sale in Great Falls? Great choice! Great Falls is a wonderful place to live. Great Falls has it all, with wonderful attractions and top-notch schools. You can’t go wrong with the amazing homes for sale in Great Falls! If you’re planning on buying one of the […]