Mortgage News

Conventional vs Government Loans

FHA, VA, and USDA mortgage loans are government loans, because they are backed by the United States government.   All other mortgages are conventional loans. FHA loans are administered by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), … [Read More...]

Ways to Hold Title

Title is the evidence that you own your home.  How you “hold title” refers to the various forms of ownership, each with different rights and obligations.  Here are brief descriptions of the customary ways to hold title. Sole … [Read More...]

News From Our Blog

1st Quarter 2016

The 2016 1ST Quarter remained steady in closed homes compared to 1st Quarter of 2015 - even in number of sales from last year, and up in median sales price and volume.  Inventory is still down and we expect the … [Read More...]

February Real Estate Stats

February is setting the stage for the Spring sales season. The number of sales were up as well as the average Sold price. With inventory down considerably from this same time last year, I really see competition … [Read More...]

January 2016 Real Estate Stats

Compared to this time last year inventory is DOWN, Sales are UP and the average time to sell a home is WAY DOWN. Properly priced homes are getting snatched. Values are staying about the same, so sellers won't be … [Read More...]