Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tips on How to Get a Better Mortgage Rate on Homes for Sale

When you qualify for a lower interest rate, you'll pay less in interest over the course of your home loan. Depending on your credit score, you may qualify for a rate below 5% or closer to 20%. Though you may think all lenders will offer you the same rate, each lender uses different conditions to determine the rate you pay. That is why you should shop around and find out how you can get a better mortgage rate.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Investing in a New Home by Purchasing Real Estate Up for Short Sale

After a few years of slumping, the real estate market is back in full swing. There are many great values available, especially for first-time home buyers or people who are looking for an investment home to purchase and then rent out for a side stream of income. One great way to get a good value on a home purchase is to buy a home that is up for short sale. An experienced real estate agent, such as one from T.J. Lamb Real Estate, can help you to find and invest in one of these affordable properties.