If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?
As we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time at home throughout the health crisis, some are … [Read more...] about Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You Need
Some Highlights When you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses. From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for a … [Read more...] about Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]
In this Episode I list 3 reasons why Portland Maine is an amazing city to live in. From the beautiful waterfront, local businesses and restaurants, perfect size, and amazing culture of the city. … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons to Live in Portland Maine
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. That’s a devastating number and … [Read more...] about What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market
In this episode I sat down with Casey Hamlin from NorthPoint Mortgage for a Market Update. We also spoke about, 2020, mortgages, interest rates, and predictions for 2021! Watch the full … [Read more...] about Maine Housing Market Update – with Casey Hamlin
If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may be wondering, however, if the dollars and cents … [Read more...] about Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One
Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful … [Read more...] about Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?
In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his … [Read more...] about How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year
Some Highlights There are a few key things to make sure you avoid after applying for a mortgage to help make sure you still qualify for your loan at the closing table. Along the way, be sure to … [Read more...] about Things to Avoid after Applying for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]