November 2015

Found 3 blog entries for November 2015.

Market Keeps Getting better for Homebuyers.

WASHINGTON – Nov. 3, 2015 – Home shoppers no longer need to tremble all the way to the lenders’ office or have nightmares over being denied a home loan – all the troubles that have been prominently spotlighted by many news reports in recent years. A new report confirms: It’s getting easier to get a mortgage – and as a bonus, borrowing costs are still low.

Over the past year and a half, the federal government and enterprises have taken several steps to open up the credit box, and the efforts may finally be showing signs of paying off.

Credit scores on closed loans in September dropped to the lowest level since Ellie Mae began collecting the data in August 2011, according to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination

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Home-buying is multi-tasking on steroids. Home Buyers, are you up for the challenge?

On the surface, buying a home seems simple: find your dream home and buy it.

In reality, this seemingly-simple task requires buyers to make a continuous stream of under-pressure decisions, often concerning issues and consequences they do not fully understand. Instead of one task, buyers are faced with hundreds of tasks many of which must be decided on simultaneously, on very short deadlines. This makes decision-making a challenge, but it’s the knowledge gaps and “I’ve never thought about this before” perspectives revealed in smart home buying that add the real pressure.

At its best, purchasing real estate is an exhilarating race through a labyrinth of snap…
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