Home Appraisals And The Real Estate Transaction

The Lowdown on Home Appraisals and Why They’re Essential to the Buying and Selling Process   Along with historically-low interest rates has come a hot real estate market. It’s a wonderful time to buy and sell, and such a market tends to encourage both parties to cut corners and close quickly. While having a quick…

Have Mortgage Rates Bottomed Out?

Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year? In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as mortgage rates dropped throughout the year. According to Freddie Mac, rates hit all-time lows 12 timesthis year, dipping below 3% for the first time ever while making buying a home more and more attractive as the…

Is There A Foreclosure Tsunami On The Horizon? Not Likely

Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.” There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn will lead to another foreclosure crisis like the one we experienced after the housing crash a little over a decade ago. However, there’s one major difference this time: a robust forbearance program. During the housing crash…