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Your Complete Mortgage Glossary

Your Complete Mortgage Glossary

Looking to buy a home and wondering what all this crazy lingo is about? Here's the scoop on what these words and acronyms are trying to convey in our Complete Mortgage Glossary: (You might want to bookmark this page.) Adjustable Rate Mortgages or “ARMs”: These are...

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Home Buyers’ Most Wanted Features

Home Buyers’ Most Wanted Features

If you’re home shopping, you’ll undoubtedly have a few features in mind that you’re hoping to find. How else would you identify the home of your dreams than by knowing what characteristics it would have? Of course, you’ll want the best mortgage financing possible....

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Lаtе Ѕummеr Yаrd Саrе Tо Gеt Rеаdу Fоr Fall

Lаtе Ѕummеr Yаrd Саrе Tо Gеt Rеаdу Fоr Fall

Mаnу homeowners think they nееd less summer yard care іn the fаll bесаuѕе the grass is growing mоrе slowly. Summer is fading into fаll and winter іѕ just around the corner, right?. Actually, nоw іѕ the perfect tіmе tо tаkе саrе of уоur property nееdѕ before the соld...

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Key Home Maintenance Not to Forget

Key Home Maintenance Not to Forget

You are a new homeowner! Now you have not only a place to call your own but new responsibilities that you may not have realized. To ensure you avoid costly repairs and stay on top of your home maintenance, follow these six key pieces of advice.   Carbon Monoxide...

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Bay Area Home Final Walk-Thru Checklist

Bay Area Home Final Walk-Thru Checklist

You have gotten your contract accepted, inspections completed, and loan approved. You are almost at the finish line and need to complete your final walk-thru. It is important to create a checklist of items that you want to check before signing off on the home. Here...

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Defining Your Bay Area Home Style

Defining Your Bay Area Home Style

Deciding on your new homes décor is as big a task as choosing the Bay Area home itself. When you move into a new home you want to create a space that reflects you and your personal style. Don’t know your personal style? Well, luckily for you there are a plethora of...

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Key Things to Know as a First-Time Homebuyer

Key Things to Know as a First-Time Homebuyer

  Buying your first home is one of the most exciting times of your life. Make sure that as a first-time home buyer in the Bay Area you've done your research and are fully prepared when making this large financial transactions. Here are some things to keep in mind...

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What is a Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC)?

What is a Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC)?

Mortgage Credit Certificate Program for  first time homebuyers survives the new tax reform! A Mortgage Credit Certificate gives qualified home buyers a dollar for dollar tax credit for part of the mortgage interest paid each year.  It directly reduces a homeowner’s...

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Veteran’s Administration Loans

Veteran’s Administration Loans

Why you should take advantage of your Veteran status for a home mortgage loan. The single biggest barrier to a young couple or any potential buyer for that matter, when buying their first home is saving up for a down payment. With conventional loans, home buyers can...

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