Mortgages & Financing

Feb. 14, 2019

Documents Needed for a Mortgage Pre-Approval [CHECKLIST]

What you need to get pre-approved to buy Treasure Coast real estate.

Getting these documents to your lender will make for a quick mortgage pre-approval process and get you ready to start looking at Treasure Coast homes. This should be the first step before you even think to start looking at ...

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Jan. 15, 2019

Home Appraisal Process: What You Should Know & Expect

Understand what an appraiser does, what an appraiser is, and how you can negotiate so an appraisal is in your favor.

The home appraisal is an assessment of value of real property, and is done by a licensed appraiser. While many people see it as a daunting step in buying ...

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Feb. 22, 2018

Interest Rates Rising for Treasure Coast Home Buyers

Mortgage interest rates have continued to climb, creating a stir for those buying homes on the Treasure Coast that want to lock in a low rate now.

The 30-year fixed-rate average is now at 4.43% (4.10% this time last year), and the 15-year fixed-rate average rose to 3 ...

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Feb. 11, 2018

7 Ways to Finance your Treasure Coast Home Purchase

Financing seems to be the most asked about topic among all of my clients, both buyers and sellers, so I wanted to put together a comprehensive, in-depth list describing the 7 most popular methods used to purchase real estate. I’ve also included some local lenders I have worked with, and ...

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Dec. 20, 2017

1031 Exchange: How it Works

One program that many people have heard about, but few have much knowledge about, is the 1031 Exchange. In response to the myriad misconceptions I've seen circulating about it, I've decided to shed some light on what the 1031 Exchange is, how it works, and how it can ...

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