When a cash-out refinance makes sense

When a cash-out refinance makes sense

With all the fluctuation occurring with mortgage rates over the last few months you may find yourself thinking should I refinance now and can I still get a low rate? While no one is certain yet on the next rate hike, we do know one thing. Mortgage rates are still lower now than they were several years ago.  It is still a good time to…

Simple steps to buying a home

Simple steps to buying a home

Buying a home can be overwhelming for a first time homebuyer. With all the available loan options to consider, homes to view, choosing the right Realtor® and the pages and pages of paperwork, it is easy to see how quickly this process can make you want to pause your homeownership dreams. Everyone wants a stress-free home buying experience and unlike the infamous Jackson Five song,…

Real estate industry uses drones to provide new vantage point for home buyers

Real estate industry uses drones to provide new vantage point for home buyers

Over the past few years, drone technology has vastly improved. Drones have made their way onto retailers’ shelves and into the homes of more than 459,000 registered users in the U.S., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Drones can be used for a wide variety of purposes, just one of them being recreation. While they are fun to play with, a Skylogic Research report found…