Home Financing is Easier Than You Think

You saw an online ad for low mortgage rates and decided to apply — just to see if you qualify. Now your phone is buzzing nonstop, and lenders are emailing you about “DTIs” and W-2s.  The onslaught of financing questions can be baffling when you’re tackling them...

5 Tips to Maximize Your Home's Level of Security

When purchasing a home, safety is high on the list of criteria. With the great schools,  a great neighborhood, and an overall great price on the home you’re purchasing, safety is something you’re thinking about. Once you get the “Does my neighborhood have a...

Appraisal vs. Assessment: What’s the Difference?

Buying a home can be a bewildering process, and mastering the finer points of homeownership takes time. Becoming familiar with the related terminology can be like learning a foreign language. Among the most frequently confused terms...