Real Estate Marketing Without A Huge Budget
There was a time when marketing was as simple as taking out a newspaper ad, sponsoring a radio program or putting up a billboard in a highly visible area. These times are gone, and marketing is now one of the most complex issues that a budding real estate agent will...
The Top Benefits Of A Single Close Construction Loan
If you are thinking about building your own home, you might be wondering how construction loans work. There are plenty of options available, but one of the most popular choices is a single-close construction loan.
Continuing Professional Education – Essential Practices for Success in Real Estate
As a real estate law office, we understand the importance of staying informed and educated on the latest trends, regulations, and best practices in the industry. In this blog post, we'll discuss five reasons why knowledge is power in the world of real estate, and how...
Navigating A Market With Higher Interest Rate
Even though interest rates have gone up significantly during the past few months, there are still opportunities for you to find a home at a great price. The high interest rate can be discouraging for some people, but as long as you know how to navigate the market, you can still put yourself in a position to be successful.
Understand Your Options When You Refinance A Home Loan
Are you interested in refinancing your mortgage? There are a variety of reasons why you might want to refinance your home loan.
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 6, 2023
Last week’s economic reporting included readings from S&P Case-Shiller home price indices, data on pending home sales, and weekly readings on mortgage rates and jobless claims.
Real Estate Security Basics: Spoofing, Phishing, and BEC
Multiple real estate wire fraud stories have made national news in the past few years. As these types of incidents continue to make headlines and criminals gain a better understanding of the processes and trusted institutions within the real estate sector, it’s more...
What Is Mortgage Insurance and How Does It Benefit Me?
Are you in the market for a new home? If you are considering a mortgage, you may be curious about mortgage insurance, commonly referred to as PMI or MI. Let’s explore the topic of mortgage insurance, including how it works to reduce risk and how it benefits you as the mortgage borrower.
S&P Case-Shiller: December Home Price Growth Slows
Home price growth slowed in December according to the S&P Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index. Year-over-year home prices rose by 4.6 percent in December as compared to November’s reading of 6.8 percent growth. Rising mortgage rates caused home prices to dip as potential buyers delayed home purchases and demand for homes fell.
The Do’s And Dont’s Of Making Your Offer More Competitive
Today, the housing market is more competitive than it has ever been in the past. You may have your eyes on your dream home, but how can you make it stand out from the crowd?