Did you have to get mortgage insurance (MI) when you purchased your home and now want to get rid of it? [Read More]
Be the “early bird” buyer who gets the home! With spring just weeks away, there’s no better time than now to start preparing to buy a home.
Now’s a good time to get yourself educated about buying a home by reading articles about the process and meeting with an agent who can go over what you need to know and do as a buyer. [Read More]
THE DWELL MORTGAGE RULE OF THUMB:
Every $10,000 in purchase price only adds an additional $40 to your monthly payment. What does this mean to you??
Focus on your monthly payment, put LESS down, stay within your budget and get a home you LOVE!
I wish I’d met you the very first time I was house hunting. My previous realtor did not really discuss looking at the monthly costs rather than the total cost of the property so I very severely limited my budget at that time. Thanks for opening my eyes. – Yvonne
DEAR NUMBER CRUNCHERS (YES, YOU), PLEASE READ THIS: The Dwell mortgage calculator estimates the monthly house payment based on the home price entered. This estimate also does not include private mortgage insurance (because we hate it and can show you ways to avoid it without having to put 20% down). If you would like a more exact estimate for your specific financial situation, all you have to do is contact me, I don’t bite!
Every home needs some tender loving care over the years. But what if you’re ready to give it a major upgrade or even a smaller remodeling project.
Will it worth it when it comes to resale? Will you get a high return on investment (ROI)? [Read More]
If you’re a single person with a maximum household income of $61,840, a couple with $70,640, or a three-person family with $79,440, then you could qualify for assistance and make this wonderful community your home. [Read More]
Both homebuyers and sellers will start off 2018 with some good news when it comes to mortgages!
Effective, January 1st, the Federal Housing Finance Agency increased conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [Read More]
We’re not done just yet! Here’s a bonus article for my recent 12-part series, Buying a Home 101. This step-by-step series took you through the entire home-buying process — from finding a buyer’s agent to settlement day. Now you’ll learn a few tips on how to take care of your new home and make it yours! [Read More]