Advice and Trends

US Net Worth: Homeowners v. RentersSep 2014

Did you know that the homeownership rate is as low as it was in 1995!  Still can't decide if you should buy a home or continue renting?  Check out the graphics below showing the average net worth of renters v. homeowners.         

2014 Second Half - A Hot Market Begins to CoolSep 2014

2014 Real Estate Market Trends - Second Half House price momentum had been steadily building through 2014 as inventory up-ticked through the summer months.   While inventory has been building, prices rose modestly, mostly due to interest rates that have trended lower for most of the year.  (Lower... +Read More

Eliminating PMISep 2014

Did you know? Mortgages that were signed on or after July 29, 1999 are protected by the Homeowner's Protection Act of 1998, which means PMI must be terminated when equity reaches twenty-two percent. Read more about how to get rid of PMI Payments.

Congratulations Fred!Sep 2014

We found you the perfect place at the perfect price.  Wishing you years of happiness!  Have fun with the remodel! ~ Christine

Congratulations Aaron!Aug 2014

Congratulations getting the new place that fits all your needs perfectly.  Great location, amenities and price!  Enjoy your home as often as you can. ~ Christine  

Congratulations Amy!Aug 2014

So glad that today was the day I got to hand you the keys to your new place.  We stuck with it and it all worked out!  Wishing you and the kids the best...enjoy! ~ Christine

20 Things to Consider Beyond the Home InspectionAug 2014

Thinking of buying a new home?  Read these 20 tips to consider for your quality of life when shopping for your next home... +Read More

Tax Benefits of HomeownershipAug 2014

Ever wonder how much you can really save by being a homeowner?  This chart will assist you with determining your tax savings when it comes to owning a home.  The tax deductions... +Read More

5 Reasons to Buy a House in the Next 5 MonthsJul 2014

Need a little nudge to make that next move?  Here are 5 great reasons to buy a new house in the next 5 months. Read the MSN article here.