• Search Blogs
  •  Keyword:

  •  Site Filters:

CU Mortgage

Six Key Questions to Ask when Hiring a Real Estate Agent to Market and...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/29/14 - 3 days ago

The work of a real estate agent can make or break how a prospective buyer feels about the property. Now that it’s time to sell your home, you want to find the right agent to market it. How do you find someone you can trust who will make you feel confident they can sell your home quickly for...

CU Mortgage

Case-Shiller, FHFA Report Slowing Growth in Home Prices

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/28/14 - 4 days ago

The Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices for June reported year-over-year gains of 8.10 percent while the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index covers all nine census regions and reported a year-over-year gain of 6.20 percent. Readings for all three indices worsened as compared to May...

CU Mortgage

Refi or Wait? How to Choose Between Refinancing Your Mortgage Now or...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/27/14 - 5 days ago

Refinancing your existing mortgage may provide you with the opportunity to lower your interest rate, reduce your mortgage payment and adjust your loan term. For those homeowners who have lived in their home for more than a few years, pulling equity out of the property for everything from a...

CU Mortgage

Home Buying Tips: Three Items to Watch out for in a Purchase Agreement...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/22/14 - 10 days ago

The purchase agreement is a vitally important document that outlines the provisions, terms and conditions for the transfer of property. It should be read carefully and any ambiguities should be clarified prior to signing. It is a legally binding contract between the buyer and seller. The purchase...

CU Mortgage

Separation Anxiety: How to Deal with a Joint Mortgage Loan in the Event of ...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/21/14 - 11 days ago

During the course of a marriage, it is common for the couple to acquire property together. This is what is referred to as joint or community property. When a couple divorces, it is up to the parties involved to determine what happens to this joint property or let a judge use applicable law to...

CU Mortgage

Lowballing 101: How to Avoid Insulting a Home Seller when Making a Low...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/20/14 - 12 days ago

Buying a home is a huge step for people who are ready to make an investment in their future. Getting a great deal on a home is just as important and knowing how much to offer could be confusing. It is important to make sure the home seller is not insulted by the lowball offer and is ready to...

CU Mortgage

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Aug 18, 2014

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/18/14 - 14 days ago

Last week’s economic news brought little housing-related content, but several economic reports in other sectors contributed to overall perceptions of the economy. In a speech given in Sweden, Fed Vice President Stanley Fischer noted that the economy might be in a period of “secular...

CU Mortgage

Experiencing ‘Purchase Anxiety’? How to Calm Your Nerves...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/15/14 - 17 days ago

Whether this is your first big purchase, or your family is moving to a new location or looking for more space, buying a home has its share of ups and downs. It’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about whether or not you’ve found the right property. Here are some things you can do to...

CU Mortgage

Five Tips for Managing Your Monthly Budget to Ensure Your Mortgage is Paid ...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/12/14 - 20 days ago

Homeowners who are struggling to make their monthly mortgage payments can make it easier on themselves by cutting costs in other areas. Learning how to budget effectively will likely enable homeowners to pay their mortgage payments on-time, every time. Here are five of the best budget...

CU Mortgage

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Aug 11, 2014

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/11/14 - 21 days ago

Last week’s housing related news was minimal, but a Federal Reserve survey of senior loan officers revealed that although credit standards for commercial and industrial loans as well as credit cards are easing, current mortgage credit standards are more stringent than in 2005. This could be a ...

CU Mortgage

Is a 40-Year Mortgage Worth It? How to Decide Whether or Not This Longer...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/07/14 - 25 days ago

There are different timetables for mortgages. The most common types are 15-year and 30-year mortgages. However, a mortgage broker can establish unique timetables for a homeowner, such as a 40-year mortgage. Friends may recommend going for a long-term timetable, but what do professionals think of a...

CU Mortgage

Why a Detached Garage Can Drastically Improve Your Resale Price

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/06/14 - 26 days ago

Before you make a major structural change to your property, it is important to consider how this will affect your resale value. While there are many steps that you can take to improve your property, the addition of a detached garage may be beneficial to you and may drastically improve your resale...

CU Mortgage

The Summer Buying Season Is Here: 3 Tips to Help You Secure a Favorable...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 08/05/14 - 27 days ago

The best way to ensure you get a good rate on your mortgage is to become an informed buyer. The more you know about mortgages, the more you’ll be able to save, and that doesn’t just mean knowing where to find the best interest rate. While interest rates play an important role in...

CU Mortgage

Can One Missed Mortgage Payment Affect Your Credit Rating? Yes!...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/24/14 - 39 days ago

Most people don’t know whether or not a single missed mortgage payment can have serious consequences for their credit score. The good news is that there are things that can be done to mitigate the damage and help anyone who has missed a payment repair their credit. What are some options to...

CU Mortgage

Is Now the Time to Consider a 15-Year Mortgage? Five Reasons to Give the...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/23/14 - 39 days ago

A 15-year fixed mortgage is, as its name suggests, a mortgage that’s paid off after 15 years. Since it amortizes fully, after that amount of time you won’t have to pay anything else. This type of mortgage has a lot of benefits, and below we’ll share just a few of them. 1) No Need...

CU Mortgage

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 21, 2014

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/21/14 - 42 days ago

Last week’s economic news offered a variety of indications that the economic recovery continues, but some readings missed their expected levels. The Philadelphia and New York branches of the Federal Reserve Bank reported higher than anticipated manufacturing for their respective regions and...

CU Mortgage

Buying a House or Condo? Why the Home Inspection Process is One You...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/18/14 - 45 days ago

Once you have found that perfect home with the right price and every little feature you were hoping for, it’s important to keep in mind that the home has been presented in a way that accentuates its highlights and shadows any flaws. For this reason, it is crucial that you get a home...

CU Mortgage

An Insider’s Guide to Reducing Your Remaining Mortgage Years Through ...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/17/14 - 46 days ago

Is it always the best idea to pay off a mortgage over 30 years? While it may help a homeowner lower his or her monthly payment, it can mean paying more in interest and waiting several more years to build sufficient equity in the home. The question is…how can a homeowner reduce the amount of...

CU Mortgage

Three Ways That Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage (and Your Chance...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/15/14 - 48 days ago

If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’ve probably been thinking a lot about your credit score as well. Credit scores control so much of what we do in the world of finances, but what does your credit score really have to do with your mortgage? Here are three ways that your credit...

CU Mortgage

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 14, 2014

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/14/14 - 49 days ago

Last week brought news from the Fed as two Federal Reserve Bank Presidents made speeches and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Fed released the minutes of its last meeting. The minutes reveal the Fed’s intention to wrap up its bond-buying program in October with a final purchase ...

CU Mortgage

Feng Shui 101: How This Ancient Art Can Help Improve Your Home Staging

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/11/14 - 52 days ago

It is a buyer’s market, making home selling a challenge that can range from relatively simple to downright frustrating. Boosting ones’ chances of selling their home can be done in a number of ways. One simple way is to utilize the art of Feng Shui – an ancient Chinese art, used to ...

CU Mortgage

Nearing Retirement? Three Reasons Why You Might Consider a ‘Reverse...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/10/14 - 53 days ago

If you are nearing retirement, a reverse mortgage might be right for you. This type of mortgage essentially allows you to turn your home equity into cash. If you find yourself with little money, a reverse mortgage could be the perfect solution, and here’s why. No Worries About Monthly...

CU Mortgage

Mortgage Budgeting 101: How to Determine What You Can and Can’t...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/08/14 - 55 days ago

When taking on a new mortgage, it is important to know that you can afford to carry the debt load involved, as many people find themselves in financial trouble by spending more on real estate than they can comfortably maintain. Your mortgage budget can be calculated to determine just how much you...

CU Mortgage

Buying or Selling, Here Are Three Traits You’ll Want in Your Real...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/03/14 - 60 days ago

For both buyers and sellers, choosing the right real estate agent is an important and difficult decision, but making the right selection is critical. Consider the following essential characteristics for a real estate agent before signing a contract: Experience An agent must understand the real...

CU Mortgage

Giving and Getting: Why the Terms of a Home’s Sale Are Far More...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/02/14 - 61 days ago

One of the most significant factors home buyers and sellers focus on when buying real estate is the negotiated sales price in the purchase contract. While the sales price is undeniably important, the reality is that other terms in the sales contract may have more far-reaching and significant...

CU Mortgage

Understanding the ‘Qualified Mortgage’ or QM and Why...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 07/01/14 - 62 days ago

Are you shopping for a home or a new mortgage? If you are interested in finding the best possible financial product, it is important to consider the benefits of selecting a Qualified Mortgage. With so many different types of loan products to choose from and financial terms to learn, schooling...

CU Mortgage

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 30, 2014

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 06/30/14 - 63 days ago

Last week brought several economic and housing sector reports including Existing Home Sales, Case-Shiller and FHFA home prices for April, as well as New Home Sales. Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rates survey and the weekly report on new jobless claims were released on Thursday, and Consumer...

CU Mortgage

A Guide to Selecting a Home and Property That Will Suit Your Growing Family

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 06/27/14 - 66 days ago

Both seasoned homeowners and first-time buyers know making the decision to purchase a new home is not one that is taken lightly. There are so many things to consider, from choosing a home with growth potential to finding a community to support a family’s interests and lifestyle. While the...

CU Mortgage

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in April

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 06/26/14 - 67 days ago

The S&P Case-Shiller Index for April shows that while home prices continue to grow, they are doing so at a slower pace as compared to April 2013. The Case-Shiller 20 city index reports that home prices expanded at a year-over-year annual rate of 10.80 percent as compared to 12.40 percent in April...

CU Mortgage

The FHA Hawk Program for New Homebuyers is Coming: Here’s How It...

Rating 4.5/5.0 (2 ratings)
| Views: 16,358 | Votes: 0

CU Mortgage - 06/24/14 - 69 days ago

The FHA offers many new programs and incentives for new homebuyers to take advantage of so that they can be part of the effort to ease the credit crisis. If you are in the process of shopping for a mortgage prior to shopping for your new home, it can benefit you to learn about programs that you may ...

First

Prev

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...Next Last

Displaying 1 - 30 of 349 Results