Brexit & U.S. Mortgage Rates

Brexit & U.S. Mortgage Rates

The world watched as Britain voted to leave the European Union. The world was surprised if not shocked. The vote shocked not only the world but also the stock market. This vote known as Brexit also brought about quickly dropping U.S. mortgage rates, according to...

Real Estate Terms A-F (part 1)

Terms that are good to know, according to abovemag.remax.com. Amortization: Terms of the mortgage agreement that determine how the interest and principal payments are applied to the balance of the loan over time. A.R.M: Adjustable Rate Mortgage means that the interest...

Renting v. Buying Trends

According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of REALTORS, “rents spiked 3.6 percent” this past August over the same time a year ago, making it the fastest “pace since 2008” (REALTOR Nov/Dec 2015). A trend such as this usually drives the...

Turning 100

“Realtor” or “REALTOR,” that is the question. Give up? The correct answer is: “REALTOR.” Many people do not realize that this word or rather term is actually a trademark and is getting ready to celebrate its 100th “birthday”! This term was adopted by the National...

#1 in Customer Satisfaction

Dear Bonnie, Bridget and I want to thank you for the very professional job you rendered in the sale of our home. There were many challenges ahead when we first met to discuss listing the home with your company. Getting the home prepared for showing was the first...