Purchasing Power!

Home-buying Tip:  Did you know you can actually save money when buying a home if you have a strong buying position? Here’s how!  Sellers are much more likely to accept a lower offer if you have a mortgage loan pre-approval, an all cash offer, or no current...

DIY Tip of the Week

Just saw this nifty DIY tip from This Old House: Comparative shop online for everything from light fixtures to fridges. Then ask your local retailer to match the lowest price you find. Sears, for example, will match most online quotes for appliances and even reduce it...

Credit and Your New Mortgage

There are several factors that go into obtaining a new mortgage, but credit tends to always be the most important. So, what do you need to know? “Credit is getting a bit looser recently, but even people with high credit scores are being denied loans,” says Jed...