Home Remodeling Financing Options

joseph-disalvo / May 12th, 2017

Spring and summer are great seasons to make additions to your home, but many people are concerned about how to finance these projects. Did you know it is easier than you think? These are three popular avenues for homeowners to secure money for a home improvement or remodeling project: Home...

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5 Things to Do to Get Ready for the Spring Buying Season

Joseph Disalvo / February 3rd, 2017

Spring is the most hectic time of year to buy and sell a home. In a highly competitive market like Washington, D.C., being prepared to get a mortgage might be the difference between getting the house of your dreams and heartbreak. Here are the top Five things to do to make sure you are prepared …

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What Is Impacting Mortgage Rates?

Joseph Disalvo / December 16th, 2015

It has now been a few weeks since the election, and everyone is trying to predict what a Trump administration will mean for the economy. But it is really the ‘market’ and its impact on interest rates that is the best leading indicator. Investors view U.S. Treasury bills as the safest investment. If Treasury prices …

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Locking In Your Interest Rate

Jim Offutt / May 12th, 2014

“Locking-in” is an essential, yet simple step in the home buying process. Your loan officer will talk to you about “locking-in” after you have chosen your loan program (for example: an ARM, 30 or 15 year Fixed mortgage), have a pre-approval and a firm settlement date. Other than selecting your interest rate and making sure …

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