All posts by Colin Robertson

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?
December 4, 2019 No Comments »

We’re all looking for an angle, especially if it’ll save us some money. Whether it’s a stock market trend, a home price trend, or a mortgage rate trend, someone always claims to have unlocked the code. Unfortunately, it’s usually all ... Read More »

2020 Loan Limits Rise Above $500,000 for Conforming Mortgages

2020 Loan Limits Rise Above $500,000 for Conforming Mortgages
December 3, 2019 No Comments »

It’s that special time of the year again when the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) adjusts the conforming loan limit for the upcoming year. As expected, the loan limit is going up again thanks to another year-over-year increase in home ... Read More »

Use These Mortgage Charts to Easily Compare Rates

Use These Mortgage Charts to Easily Compare Rates
November 21, 2019 No Comments »

One of the things prospective home buyers and existing homeowners seem to care most about is mortgage rates. And for good reason – the interest rate you receive on your home loan dictates what you’ll pay each month, sometimes for ... Read More »

Offerpad: Sell Your Home in 10 Days Without Listing It

Offerpad: Sell Your Home in 10 Days Without Listing It
November 12, 2019 No Comments »

If you’re thinking about selling your home, you may have come across a company by the name of Offerpad. They are one of the original iBuyers, or instant buyers of homes, currently operating in a dozen metros nationwide. In short, ... Read More »

Don’t Be a Desperate Home Buyer

Don’t Be a Desperate Home Buyer
November 7, 2019 No Comments »

It’s no secret the housing market has softened in recent months. Homes are no longer flying off the shelves, and bidding wars are becoming less and less common. Instead of properties going way above asking, home sellers are delivering price ... Read More »

Apple Pledges $1 Billion in Mortgage Assistance to First-Time Home Buyers in California

Apple Pledges $1 Billion in Mortgage Assistance to First-Time Home Buyers in California
November 5, 2019 No Comments »

You know them for your computer, your phone, your TV streaming device, your TV programs (soon), maybe your credit card, and now possibly your mortgage too. No, it’s not quite the launch of Apple Mortgage some may have hoped for, ... Read More »

Divvy Homes Review: Rent Now, Buy Later

Divvy Homes Review: Rent Now, Buy Later
November 4, 2019 No Comments »

Yet another disruptor, known as Divvy Homes, is out to change the rent-to-own space so more renters can become homeowners. Divvy says it’s like a lease, but unlike a typical lease, it’s designed to help you inch your way to ... Read More »

Are Closing Costs Included In a Mortgage?

Are Closing Costs Included In a Mortgage?
October 31, 2019 No Comments »

Mortgage Q&A: “Are closing costs included in a mortgage?” There seems to be a great deal of confusion when it comes to closing costs and mortgages, so let’s clear the air and make sense of it all. Simply put, home ... Read More »

RealSure Review: Guaranteed Cash Offer While Your Home Is Listed

RealSure Review: Guaranteed Cash Offer While Your Home Is Listed
October 24, 2019 No Comments »

There’s no question real estate is in full disruption mode, with endless companies vying to turn the age-old model of buying and selling homes on its head. Each week, a new company or initiative is launched to change the game, ... Read More »