The Five Year Rule of Home ownership

This article, by David Ning is a great description of why you should plan to stay in your home for at lease 5 years after purchase. The first thing you need to ask yourself when thinking of purchasing a home is "how long do you expect to stay in the house? Most people don’t know these sorts … Continue reading The Five Year Rule of Home ownership

The Ten Commandments When Applying for a Mortgage

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS WHEN APPLYING FOR A MORTGAGETHOU SHALT NOT:1.    Change jobs, become self –employed or quit your job.2.    Buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living in it!)3.    Use credit cards excessively or let current accounts fall behind.4.    Spend money you have set aside for closing.5.    Omit debts or liabilities from … Continue reading The Ten Commandments When Applying for a Mortgage

Mortgage Rate Comparisons over 30 and 200 Years–

They always say proof is in the pudding. Not sure where that exactly came from but in the case of those wondering if they should buy right now or wait a bit longer here is the proof. This along with home prices being at a more affordable rate than many years in the past makes … Continue reading Mortgage Rate Comparisons over 30 and 200 Years–

The Ten Commandments When Applying for a Mortgage

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS WHEN APPLYING FOR A MORTGAGETHOU SHALT NOT:1.    Change jobs, become self –employed or quit your job.2.    Buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living in it!)3.    Use credit cards excessively or let current accounts fall behind.4.    Spend money you have set aside for closing.5.    Omit debts or liabilities from … Continue reading The Ten Commandments When Applying for a Mortgage

Mortgage Rate Comparisons over 30 and 200 Years–

They always say proof is in the pudding. Not sure where that exactly came from but in the case of those wondering if they should buy right now or wait a bit longer here is the proof. This along with home prices being at a more affordable rate than many years in the past makes … Continue reading Mortgage Rate Comparisons over 30 and 200 Years–