• Thinking of Buying a Vacation Home? Why Wait?

    The sales of vacation homes skyrocketed last year. A recent study also revealed that 25% of those surveyed said they’d likely buy a second home, such as a vacation or beach house, to use during retirement. For many Baby Boomers, the idea of... Read More

  • MORTGAGE-FREE HOME PRESENTED TO WOUNDED VETERAN!

    Mortgage Lending Leaders and Veteran’s Programs Unite to Honor a Military Hero  Mesa, AZ / April 2, 2014 / The men and women of the United States military make untold sacrifices to serve our nation.  Many of these heroes step... Read More

  • Millennials - Optimistic and Ready to Buy

    A recent survey by the PulteGroup revealed that the Millennial generation has a more optimistic outlook regarding the American economy than other generations. According to the survey, 54% of Millennials believe the economy is in better shape today... Read More

  • Buying a Home Less Expensive than Renting!

    Trulia released their Rent vs. Buy Report last week. The report explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting in all of the 100 largest metro areas by an average of 38%! The other interesting findings in the report include: Even though... Read More

  • Military Hero to Receive a Mortgage-Free Home

    Presentation at Cubs vs. Angels Game on 3/25/14 Phoenix, AZ / March 11, 2014 / A very special presentation will take place on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at the new Cubs Park in Mesa.  Just before the first pitch at the Cubs vs. Angels Spring... Read More

  • Should I Rent My House If I Cannot Sell It?

    A recent study has concluded that 39% of buyers prefer to rent out their last residence rather than sell it when purchasing their next home. The study cites that many homeowners were able to refinance and “locked in a very low mortgage rate in... Read More

  • 5 Things You Probably Don t Know About VA Loans

    VA loans are the most misunderstood mortgage program in America. Industry professionals and consumers often receive incorrect data when they inquire about them. In fact, misconceptions about the government guaranteed home loan program are so... Read More

  • 5 Reasons You Should Not do For Sale by Owner

    Some homeowners consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). We think there are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are five of our reasons: 1.... Read More

  • More Americans Confident about Buying

    Last week, Fannie Mae released their January 2014 National Housing Survey results.  Two categories reported all-time survey highs. 52% of respondents thought it would be easy for them to get a home mortgage today 70% of... Read More

  • Home Sales Reach Seven Year High

    There are many naysayers declaring that the housing market is still challenged. Young adults are burdened with too much student debt. Interest rate increases are killing demand. Homeownership is no longer seen as part of the American Dream. We just... Read More

  • Zillow Negative Equity Rate Falls at Record Pace

    The national negative equity rate dropped at its fastest pace ever in the third quarter, falling to 21 percent of all homeowners with a mortgage, said Zillow, Seattle. The company’s third quarter Negative Equity Report said nearly 10.8 million... Read More

  • A Flood of Listings Coming to the Market?

    We have previously talked about the diminishing supply of housing inventory and how it is impacting the real estate market. The situation might be about to change dramatically according to a recent survey by Lending Tree. The survey revealed three... Read More

  • Ignoring Insurance Risks Can Be Costly

    One of the first stages during the hunt for a new home is crunching the numbers to figure out your budget. And no matter how high or low that budget may be, prospective homebuyers should take into consideration the cost of insuring the home. It's... Read More

  • Where Prices are Headed over the Next 5 Years

    Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate... Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Buy A Home Now Instead of Spring

    Based on prices, mortgage rates and soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five major reasons purchasers should consider buying: Supply Is Shrinking With inventory... Read More