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Happy Thanksgiving and Money Saving Tips

We hope you have had a wonderful year and have lots to be thankful for. Saving money is a great way to round out the year. Here are some tips that might help…

Start by adding in one extra payment every year. Any additional payment you make is applied to the principal, not the interest. You will get your bill paid down sooner that way. Your balance will drop. You...

Home Loans for Veterans

If you are a veteran and seeking a home loan, it’s important to look at how the US Department of Veteran Affairs can assist you. There are housing assistance programs to help you become a homeowner without spending as much money.

VA Home Loans

Whether it is your first home or not, you’re able to seek loans for veterans. A VA home loan will often get you a...

Homeownership is on the rise with Millennials

Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. In fact, Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most recent Census Bureau report shows that the homeownership rate among Millennials is finally on the rise.

According to NerdWallet’s Millennials &...

Should I buy a home now, or wait until next year?

Homeownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home that far transcend any economic impact. Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by...

Don’t Let Fear Keep You from Applying for a Mortgage

Don't Let Fear Stop You from Applying for a Mortgage

A considerable number of potential home buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process.  A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification.

For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be!

In today’s market, to qualify you’ll need to have saved for a...

Vital Home Loan Info From Our Mortgage Calculator

Getting pre-qualified for a mortgage is an essential step of buying a home. By using our mortgage calculator, you can learn the real cost of a home. From there, you can shop the housing market for a home that you love and can afford.

Using a Mortgage Calculator Our mortgage calculator will help you with figuring interest costs. Depending on the average interest rates...

Tips for Refinancing Your Home

When you obtain a mortgage, you lock into specific terms. This includes a rate that is either fixed or variable. Refinancing allows you to lower your mortgage payment because of a new rate. Follow a few tips to help you accomplish this.

Look at the Equity in Your Home Having equity in your home will help you with a mortgage refinance. However, even if you don’t have...

Realtor Coffee Talk: Finishing Strong Starts Now- October 14

Two events are coming up this week. First our semi-annual Mastermind DFW dinner. If you do over 12mm, we encourage you to join us to hear Bill Hart talk about navigating the new normal, the team model, leveraging and getting the most out of your people. Live a balanced life and make more money.

If you are not at $12mm a year and want to grow your business, then you need to...

Tuttle Talk featuring Ernesto Miranda and Pedro Castro

https://youtu.be/z82Sc6C8nUoThis week's Tuttle Talk is with the principals at Magellan Architects. Ernesto Miranda and Pedro Castro. Pedro discusses how rebuilding after a hurricane can be beneficial by rebuilding with improvements designed to keep the building safer and better.

It’s State Fair of Texas time!

Autumn weather calls for three great things: family, corn dogs, and college football. The State Fair of Texas tradition has continued consecutively every year since 1886, and could easily be the happiest time of the year for everyone. The excitement always begins the last weekend of September, and runs through mid-late October.

It isn’t a tradition to visit the State Fair if food...

Stay In The Know

Stay up to date on what you need to know about market changes and how that impacts a home mortgage.