The Time Is Right For You To Buy A Home Now Before Mortgage Rates Jump Again

Posted by Brad Larsen // August 15, 2018


Mortgage rates fell from 4.75% to 4.73% last week and if you’re in the market to buy a home, you should really think about jumping in now. Rates were on the rise in 2018, with the average in May at 4.86%, up from 3.90% a year ago. And they’re expected to rise again in 2018. […]

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Don’t Listen To Them! Your Bad Credit Score Won’t Stop You From Buying A Home!

Posted by Brad Larsen // August 8, 2018


If your bad credit score keeps you up at night, there’s good news! First, you can start improving your credit score today. Working on your credit is always a good thing, so review your credit report and start a plan to improve it. The most important thing for you to know about your credit report […]

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Think Outside the Real Estate Financing Box: Unique Mortgage Loans That Can Solve Your Financing Problems

Posted by Brad Larsen // July 31, 2018


Real estate financing doesn’t always fit into a familiar box. Loan products from your local bank and government entities like FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac have long enjoyed popularity, but borrowers have other choices, too. Not every borrower fits into the nice, neat profile that many lenders must use to meet government regulations. Lucky for […]

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Watch Out For Rescue Scams When You’re Facing Foreclosure

Posted by Brad Larsen // July 25, 2018


Facing foreclosure is frightening enough on its own, but were you aware of the many scams that target homeowners during this stressful time? Foreclosure rescue and mortgage modification scams are a growing problem and they are so serious that they can cost you your home if you are a victim. Scammers promise you they can […]

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How to Get Better Financing Now for Your Next Mortgage!

Posted by Brad Larsen // July 18, 2018


Get better financing for your mortgage when you shop for the best loan! Buying a home is probably going to be the largest investment you make and that makes your mortgage the biggest financial transaction of your life. Getting a great rate on your mortgage can mean the difference in tens of thousands of dollars […]

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Sweet Home Tax Breaks That Can Save You Serious Dough

Posted by Brad Larsen // July 11, 2018


If you’re thinking of buying a home, get ready for some sweet savings with home tax breaks. If you’ve rented in the past, your money went to your landlord’s pockets. Now that you’ve purchased a home, get ready to put that money back into your own pocket! Even though the tax landscape changes yearly, the […]

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What You Should Know About Your Credit Score Before Buying a House

Posted by Brad Larsen // July 4, 2018


Experts agree, you want to ensure the best credit score possible when qualifying for a home loan. FICO says that you can pay up to $2500 less per year on $200,000 mortgage over a 30-year term. That’s some serious dough. Lenders gauge your likelihood of paying your mortgage based on your credit history and score. […]

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Avoid Foreclosure When You Work With Your Bank

Posted by Brad Larsen // June 27, 2018


Here’s a fact you may not know: Your bank wants you to avoid foreclosure as much as you do. While some banks have a friendlier face than others, their bottom line is a financial one, and foreclosure affects them hard, just like it affects you. In fact, many banks aren’t waiting until you default on […]

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Sell Your Home Fast With These Easy DIY Tips!

Posted by Brad Larsen // June 20, 2018


Whether you’re selling now or planning for a future sale, you can sell your home fast when you implement a few easy DIY tips. Home improvement costs can add up quickly, but you can maximize your home’s value when you make quick and easy improvements. You can tackle them yourself or hire them out if […]

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Punch Up Your Home Appeal For A Quick Sale!

Posted by Brad Larsen // June 13, 2018


Here in Eugene, it’s still a strong seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce up your home appeal. Although homes are flying on and off the market here, that doesn’t mean that you can’t make some improvements to help secure the best buyer at the best price for you. Making your home as […]

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