Tag Archives: Mortgage & Financial

Empty Nester? 8 Steps to Prepare for Shifting to a Smaller Space

We know it’s back to school time but what if you find yourself becoming an empty nester? Perhaps your kids are off to college or out of the home completely. We have advice for getting yourself ready to move to a smaller space. Shifting to a smaller space means scaling down your stuff. If you […]

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Real Estate investors must do their homework

One of the benefits of real estate investing is that it’s an easy business to enter. On the flip side, it’s also an easy business from which to get pushed out.  One of the main things that determines success is the clarity of your investment strategy, i.e. doing  your due diligence. Investors (or any buyer for […]

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Home Loan Limit Changes…. Coming to a City Near You!

 If you’re in the market for a home and you’re planning on getting a bank loan over $417,000, listen up!  You may have until only this July to qet one!    Why?  There’s a new countdown going on…a proposed move by the Government that especially threatens the viability of some Tri-State housing markets,  areas that tend […]

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The ever changing mortgage landscape

For real estate investors or a regular, residential home buyers, we’ve noticed that availability of mortgage financing has changed since the real estate bubble burst.  It also seems that every time we look in the paper, the terms are changing too! We’ve asked our friend and mortgage expert Glenda Winter-Irving to help us stay on top of changes as they come […]

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