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  • A step-by-step guide to the home buying process
    Buying you First Home
    Although the experience of owning your first home can be fulfilling and exciting, the actual financing and buying process can be quite overwhelming. From choosing the right neighborhood for your lifestyle to reviewing your financing options, there...
  • Cash
    Homebuyers in Florida are increasingly paying in all cash
    If you’re looking to buy a home in Florida, you better be carrying cash. According to RealtyTrac on Thursday, over 50 percent of home sales in certain areas of Florida have been completed in cash. This reflects a national trend; In the...
  • Redfin Home Tours
    Spring Thaw Homebuyer Demand Picks Up in March
    Tours Up 11.1% from February; Offers Increase 19.7%After a sluggish start to 2014, homebuyer demand is starting to bounce back, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, which today issued its Real-Time...
  • First Colorado Lending
    Ready to Trade-In Your Home? Perhaps You Should Remodel Instead!
    Each year, millions of Americans move into the home of their dreams. As time goes by, families expand, kids grow older, and suddenly that home isn't quite so perfect anymore. Or perhaps you still love your home, but you really want a gourmet...
  • Home Sales Rise In Chicago With Interest Rates
    Home prices rise with 15 and 30 year mortgage interest rates
    That’s fantastic news for the economy, but lousy news for homebuyers.More Americans are buying homes, but they are also paying more for them. Fixed rate mortgages are at an all-time high since spring 2010.Two reports provide an insight to...
  • Ancient Maya
    The Mayan Calendar END Nears, on December 21, 2012 @ Winter Solstice, Or Does It
    By R.J. Huneke United Northern Mortgage Bankers, Ltd. Digital BranchThe date, the time, and the ominous overdub approaches “dun, dun, duuuuhhhnnn” . . . the END as we know it nears . . . 12/21/2012.The event has captured the world'...
  • St. Jude
    Embracing Charity United Northern Utilizes Social Media to Engage their Friends
    Embracing the Holidays with Charity United Northern Mortgage Bankers, Ltd. Utilize Social Media to Engage their Friends on FacebookBy R.J. Huneke ~Digital Branch~ United Northern Mortgage Bankers, Ltd. In an effort to engage friends, family, and...
  • Meridian Lending
    Lower Interest Rates Helped Make Homes More Affordable
    Lower interest rates helped make homes more affordable to median-income families even as house prices continued to inch up in metro areas across the country in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo...
  • Mortgage Rates Drop - Have you Refinanced Yet?
    Mortgage Rates at Record Lows- Buying a Home or Refinancing soon?
    You may want to start looking for your home or consider refinancing soon as interest rates are at all time lows.Two-thirds of Americans with mortgages pay 5% interest or higher. Althoughrecord-low interest rates are out of reach for many...
  • Successful staging equals successful selling.
    Another Home-Based Business Idea: If You Have the Eye
    In today's tough economy, no where in history that I can remember, are more people opting to start home based businesses. It's flexible and you get to spend more time with your family. You can devotethe timeyoufeel is sufficient to propel...
  • homeowner looking for options
    Homebuyers: What if you can't qualify for a traditional mortgage?
    Homeowners who can’t qualify for traditional mortgages should not lose sight on achieving “The American Dream!!”As basic as housing is, by choice you are either a renter or a homeowner. For those desiring to own a home the two...
  • Higher conforming loan limits for another year
    Higher conforming loan limits for another year
    In what's at least a year-long reprieve from some higher housing costs, President Obama is expected to sign legislation that comes with a provision to extend the current high-cost-area conforming loan limit through 2011.The provision means...
  • Homebuyers who are expecting a baby are seeing more red tape when getting a mortgage.
    Pregnancy making it tough to get a mortgage
    House prices are down and mortgage rates are at all time low, but some banks are making it tough for expecting parents to get a mortgage. The New York Times reports that lending standards are tightening up for pregnant couples in the home buying...