If you’re looking for a home to buy you certainly have your fair share of property types. Certainly the most common property is the single family home, a detached property located in a residential neighborhood. You can buy a...
Just like clockwork whether we want it or not it’s getting close to tax time. The IRS began accepting and processing federal income tax returns late last January. For the “EZ-Filers” it’s very likely many have already submitted their...
As we close out an eventful 2016 many of us are scurrying around trying to get things squeezed into this year and not let fall into 2017. Some of these things might mean reviewing what our resolutions for 2016...

Unless you’re one of those official “Fed Watchers” who hangs on nearly every word that comes from current Fed Chair Janet Yellen or any of the Federal Open Market Committee or FOMC members, then you probably don’t have a...
Conventional Loans Conventional loans, those that are underwritten primarily to guidelines set forth by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been around in some fashion since 1967, when Fannie Mae became its own government-sponsored corporate entity followed by Freddie Mac...
Knowing where you stand credit-wise before shopping for a home loan can save you both time and money. Lenders employ a matrix of sorts that combines a down payment amount and credit score to come up with a mortgage...
Coming up with funds to close on a home purchase is perhaps the single greatest barrier first time home buyers face. At least there are still too many who believe that. Yet despite the easy access to information and...
We’re definitely in a global marketplace. That’s not really news but there are so many interactions between countries and financial institutions. Sometimes, most times, we take any geopolitical news in stride and not pay very much attention to what...
The Federal Housing Administration or FHA is an extremely important department within the Department of Housing and Urban Development. It is credited with righting the economic ship of this nation back in 1934 during the throes of the Great...
In one of the most watched political developments in recent memory is the decision by British voters to leave the European Union. This “exit” narrowly passed and the EU is still deciding what to do next. What the impact of Brexit...