New Year’s Financial Resolutions

New Year’s Financial Resolutions

The new year brings many promises for changes and improvements. As such, the beginning of a new year is a great time to improve your financial situation. In fact, one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to save more money. While there are many ways to...
Some frequently asked questions

Some frequently asked questions

As the summer homebuying season begins to wind down, here are some frequently asked questions. What is private mortgage insurance? Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is to protect the mortgage lender if a loan defaults. It is required if the loan amount is more than 80%...
When Should you lock a mortgage rate?

When Should you lock a mortgage rate?

A rate lock guarantees your interest rate for a specified period of time. It’s common for lenders to offer 15, 30, 45 and 60 day rate locks for a fee or to include the price of the rate lock into your loan. The shorter the lock the better the rate can be. Some lenders...
Market Update for Mid-August

Market Update for Mid-August

COVID-19 has led to the largest shock to the U.S. economy in our lifetime. The Federal Reserve, Treasury, and administration have responded with trillions of dollars in stimulus measures to help underwrite, or carry, the economy through this pandemic — and more is...