Will 2018 be Your Year?

January 3rd, 2018

If you’re thinking about a new home in 2018, or at least about planning for a new home in the near future, January is the time to get your house in order. We’re talking about your financial house, of course! You’ll need to be on sound financial footing to qualify for a mortgage and to purchase your dream home Read More...

Mortgage Rates are Moving. Is Now the Time to Buy?

March 22nd, 2017

According to U.S. News and World Report, the answer is “yes!” Reporter Theresa Mears notes that analysts expect rates to rise this year, but probably not by more than one-half to three-quarters of a percent, which means rates are predicted to stay below 5 percent for a 30-year, fixed-rate home loan Read More...

Home Buying How To

November 4th, 2015

Many people don’t fully understand how to begin the home buying process. Most buyers need a better understanding of how to secure a mortgage. Some need advice on how to improve their credit score, or how to determine exactly how much home they can afford. Fortunately, there’s great “how to” information available online from Philadelphia Mortgage Advisors Read More...

Buy a Home, Enjoy the Tax Advantages!

March 25th, 2015

Want to send the tax man packing? Pack up your apartment and considering buying a home. Home ownership can offer a number of tax-saving benefits including deductions for mortgage interest, mortgage insurance, energy efficient home upgrades and more. Read how you can take advantage of homeownership-related tax deductions and develop strategies to lower your tax bill with this helpful article from HouseLogic Read More...

How Much House Can You Afford?

June 9th, 2014

If you’re considering buying a home, the first step is to determine exactly how much you can afford. There’s a lot to consider beyond the purchase price. Things like monthly utility bills, homeowner’s insurance, maintenance and other expenses should all be factored in. More importantly, a mortgage lender will want to know your credit score, income, how much you have saved for a downpayment and other facts about your financial picture Read More...