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Buying a New Home 2020? Here’s What You Need to Know

The New Year is upon us and if you’re going to start the New Year off jumping into the homebuying market. 2019 is just now appearing in our rearview mirror. There were several changes made which will all take effect on January 1, 2020. Many of the changes are more like “tweaks” to existing regulations […]

Mortgage Rate Forecast: Should You buy Now or Wait?

It’s now closer to the time when holidays and days off are further in the rear view mirror and it’s back to the standard routine. Investors are back in the markets packing their portfolios with stocks, mutual funds and bonds and analysts are moving back in the guessing game as to the state of the […]

Home Loans San Francisco

Of all the cities in the great state of California, San Francisco is undeniably the most breathtaking.  Here, the Golden Gate Bridge spans majestically across the San Francisco Bay and lush greenery intermingles with beautiful homes and condominiums in some of the most coveted neighborhoods in the country. San Francisco is an amazing place to […]

Mortgage Rates Hit Three Year Lows

Mortgage Rates Hit 3-Year Lows, Foreclosure Rates Continue Dropping Good news for home buyers—this month mortgage rates officially hit a 3-year low.  As of May 10th, rates were 3.5-3.635% for 30-year fixed loans.  This is the lowest that they have been on average over the entire 3-year time period (last year, the rate was 3.84%).  […]

HARP Loans San Francisco

HARP Loans San Francisco It has been a few years now since the financial recession was at its peak.  But those years are something that no homeowner in San Francisco will ever forget.  If your mortgage wasn’t underwater in the recession, chances were good you knew more than a few homeowners who were in that […]