Does a Finished Basement Add Value to a Home?

Does a Finished Basement Add Value to a Home?

Did you know not every change you make to your home adds value? Even expensive remodels do not always pull their weight in terms of value. A common remodel many people put a lot of weight in is the basement remodel. They assume a finished basement adds value to a...
Rates Hit New Year-Low

Rates Hit New Year-Low

If you are buying or refinancing, now might be the perfect timing to lock in on your rate. According to the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey(PMMS) Report from Freddie Mac, average mortgage rates just hit the year’s lowest as 30-year FRM fell by 7 basis points to...
5 Ways you Can Get Around Lender Overlays

5 Ways you Can Get Around Lender Overlays

Lender overlays may prevent you from getting the mortgage you thought you were a ‘shoe in’ to receive. Lender overlays are guidelines a lender adds to a loan program’s basic guidelines. They are common, but it doesn’t mean that you’ll never get the loan you need. You...