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The Ever Changing Mortgage Marketplace

The ever-changing marketplace needs to be understood so you can determine how it’s going to affect your ability to get a mortgage.

Current Mortgage Rates According to recent data as of February 2018, the mortgage rates have been increasing steadily over the past several weeks. The average is a 0.6 point increase and is resulting in an approximate 4.32 percent...

How Mortage Rates Affect Refinancing

If you’re looking to refinance your home, it’s important to consider the mortgage rates. As rates increase, the likelihood of people opting for a home refi will be considerably less.

Home Refinancing Affordability

You have to look at what your current mortgage rate is to determine if it’s worth it for you to refinance. Much of it will depend on whether you’re on...

Top 10 Questions Every Buyer Asks

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Buying a home and taking out a mortgage is a big step. Whether it’s your first home or not, you have questions. We’re here to provide some insight into some of the top questions every buyer has.

Should I get pre-approved?

Absolutely. Getting pre-approved makes it a lot easier for you to buy a home. You will not only speed up the process but also be able to...

What You Need to Know About Home Mortgages In 2018

What You Need to Know About Home Mortgages In 2018

Happy New Year! Each year offers different challenges to both buyers and sellers. If you’re thinking about either buying or selling a home, educating yourself about home mortgages is imperative. Take a look at what you need to know about buying and selling the property so that the process is smooth and streamlined.

Buying or Selling a Home: What You Need to Know About...

Realtor Coffee Talk Dec 30th 2017

Final Realtor Coffee Talk for 2017. The Tuttle Group grew by 40%, but that is not as important as having great client communications as well as recognizing where can improve.

There is a difference between goals and plans. Goals are aspirational, whereas a plan is a path to reach those goals and aspirations. We are working to be better at delivering our base...

Final 2017 DFW Mortgage Market Update

Final 2017 DFW Mortgage Market Update.

This week we saw an improvement in the bond market. While most bond traders were on holiday break but there was some volatility. We had a nice rally that saw rates improve by about an 8th of a percent.

We may see higher rates (still historically low). Rates may inch up, but it is still a great time to buy. Have a great holiday...

Year-End Planning and Possible Tax Implications

With the new tax reform, means that some advanced planning on your part could result in some financial savings. A new tax reform could be effective as early as January 1, 2018. It would impact rate brackets, capital gain rates, standard deductions, and a mortgage interest deduction.

Your Home Mortgage It looks like the Senate bill would leave current...

DFW Weekly Mortgage Update: Low Unemployment & Low Rates

Quick holiday update. The jobs report was good overall with 57,000 new jobs at a 4.7% unemployment rate. While the jobs report was strong bonds stayed above, and looking forward some are forecasting lower unemployment which could cause inflation due to a tighter jobs market.

Looking at the price chart, we see that we are staying at a floating stance. The west coast fires and...

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...

Stay In The Know

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