SOMETIMES THAT FIRST “NOT RIGHT NOW” RESPONSE OPENS A DOOR AND CHANGES A FUTURE

It doesn’t matter who you are, applying for a mortgage is stressful!  Even more so for that first time homebuyer who has never successfully been through the experience and is really hesitant to test the water.  But sometimes that first … Continue reading

FISCAL CLIFF

FISCAL CLIFF

The Saga Continues With the first of the year having come and gone, the headlines are suddenly devoid of mentions of the fiscal cliff, which begs the question: what happened? For such an enormous issue with such a dramatic narrative, … Continue reading

FHA EASES NEW RULE ON COLLECTIONS ACCOUNTS

FHA Eases New Rule On Collections Accounts The Federal Housing Administration will allow borrowers to provide a written explanation of some disputed collections accounts in order to qualify for a government-backed mortgage, according to a rule clarification sent to lenders. … Continue reading

SEATTLE HOMES BELOW $200,000 GAIN BUYERS, NOT SO IN OTHER MARKETS

SEATTLE HOMES BELOW $200,000 GAIN BUYERS, NOT SO IN OTHER MARKETS

Seattle Homes Below $200,000 Gain Buyers, Not So In Other Markets Houses priced below $200,000 are receiving more attention in some markets while receiving less in others as borrowers react differently to record-high affordabilty. Home sales in Seattle rose to … Continue reading