Archive for February, 2014

Stay organized during the homebuying process

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make. It may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. You can use many mortgage resources to guide you through the homebuying process and help you plan for the move into your new home. Here are some tips to stay organized: Keep…Read More »

Minorities less likely to apply for mortgage, more likely to get turned down

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Persistent disparities in homeownership rates between whites and minorities may be at least partly explained by the fact that minorities are less likely to apply for mortgages than whites and more likely to be denied, a study by Zillow and the National Urban League suggests. The study also found many blacks and Hispanics who have…Read More »

Top 5 tips for homebuyers

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

  From questions to confidence—feel at home while buying one Buying a new home is a major decision, but it doesn’t have to be intimidating. Here are some tips, so you aren’t surprised along the way.                                                            Take the advice Your real estate agent is your partner and a valuable asset. He or she…Read More »