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Buying VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable Some Highlights VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country. These loans offer great benefits for eligible individuals and can help them buy a VA-approved house or condo, build a new home, or make improvements to their house. Homeownership is the American Dream. One way we can honor and thank our veterans is to ensure they […]
Buying VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership For over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided millions of veterans with the opportunity to purchase homes of their own. If you or a loved one have served, it’s important to understand this program and its benefits. Here are some things you should know about VA loans before you start the homebuying process. What […]
Buying What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices? Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your best […]
Buying Affordability; Mortgage Rates Aren’t The Only Factor Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember they aren’t the only factor in the affordability equation. Here […]
Buying Mortgage Buydown, A Good Option Do you need to buy a home but feel like you’ll be forced into a high interest rate mortgage? If interest rates recede as they’ve done after past recessions, a mortgage buydown may be a good choice. Interested to know more about the mortgage buydown option from Coast One Mortgage? Call me.
Buying Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Homebuying Journey If you’re planning to buy a home this year, one of the first steps on your journey is getting pre-approved. Especially in today’s market when mortgage rates are higher than they were just a few months ago, getting a mortgage pre-approval can be a game changer. Here’s why. What Is Pre-Approval? To better understand why pre-approval is key, it’s important to know what […]
Buying What’s Ahead for Home Prices? As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing appreciation. But what’s true? What’s most likely to happen moving forward? […]
Buying Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Need To Know. As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may still have questions about the process, including how much to save and where to start. If that sounds like you, your down payment could be more in reach than you originally thought. Here’s why. The […]
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Buying Should I Buy OR Should I Rent? Either way, you’re going to be paying more. The difference is, with homeownership, you’re also gaining equity over time which will help grow your net worth. Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if you’re planning to buy a home. Here’s some information that can […]
Buying Taking a Look at Inflation and Mortgage Rates If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one. Inflation and the Housing Market This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you probably felt the pinch at the gas pump and in the […]
Buying What’s Mortgage Pre-Approval? It’s a Critical First Step Some Highlights Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to borrow. Being pre-approved for a loan can give you clarity while planning your homebuying budget, confidence in your ability to secure a loan, and helps sellers know your offer is serious. Connect with a trusted […]
Buying Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market It’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become more costly to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Compared to one year ago, the monthly mortgage payment rose to $1,944 from $1,265, an increase of 53.7%.” If you’re thinking of buying a […]
Buying Expert Forecasts on Mortgage Rates If you’ve been thinking of buying a home, you may have been watching what’s happened with mortgage rates over the past year. It’s true they’ve risen dramatically, but where will they go from here, especially as the market continues to slow? As you think about your homeownership goals and decide if now’s the time to make […]
Buying The COST of Waiting to Buy Do rising interest rates have you thinking twice about purchasing a home?  You might think again.  Waiting to purchase could cost you thousands in lost equity.  Below is an example. Every buyer’s circumstances are different of course so call me. Let’s talk about it and run the numbers for you.
Buying The 4 Most Common Mortgage Programs Choosing the right loan is EXTREMELY important when considering a mortgage! If you’re considering entering the market this spring, here’s a breakdown of the numbers on four of the most used loan types. Want to talk? Click About Me→Contact Page.
Financing New Delayed Financing product from Coast One Mortgage Many buyers are making all cash offers today. But, due to mortgage seasoning requirements (normally 6 months), many of them are concerned they won’t be able to free up their cash after they close. Coast One Mortgage has successfully negotiated a seasoning requirement waiver on all their conventional, jumbo and portfolio products.  Simply put, you […]