Mortgage Tips

Real Estate Market Forecast - Mortgage rates could go lower than 3 percent
Aug 31, 2020 by Jon Long

The extremely low rates of 2019 are expected to stay low (between 2.5% and 3.5%), and may even go lower depending on overseas affairs and stock market happenings.  For the past two years, peop...

How Much House Can I Afford
Jul 31, 2020 by Jon Long

How much money do you need to buy a home? The answer depends on many factors. Today I’m going to walk you through what you need to answer the question, "how much house can I afford".  &n...

Fed Rate Cuts and Buying or Selling Real Estate
Jul 31, 2020 by Jon Long

I’m sure you’ve heard the news that the Federal Reserve recently cut interest rates by 0.25%. From an economic standpoint, this move will have a far-reaching impact, but what specificall...

Loan Programs for First Time Home Buyers
Jul 24, 2020 by Jon Long

  As many already know, the main loan programs available are the FHA, VA, and conventional loans, though these aren’t necessarily for first time home buyers. For these loans, your eligib...