Credit scores. Can’t understand them, but without a good one – or lots of cash – buying a house is not attainable.
Tag Archives: Brandon Nicely
Brandon Nicely Reminds Us – Again – About the First-Time Tax Credit
A question came in for Brandon Nicely on the blog over the weekend from Josh. He wrote:
Brandon Nicely Recaps the First-Time Buyer Credit
How Interest Rates Work
Brandon Nicely wants you to know that interest rates aren’t quite as scary as one would think. Here’s a video to prove it:
New Forms Make Understanding the Details Easier
“Looking Back, Looking Ahead” – By Sarah Cox, The Roanoke Times 12/27/09
Last Sunday, Sarah Cox wrote a post entitled “Around The Property“, and she followed it up this week with a piece entitled “Looking Back, Looking Ahead”. While the article is supposed to be about what buyers should expect in 2010, it probably should also be titled “False Hope”.
Four Reasons To Consider Buying Your First Home
Why should I look into buying my first home? Let me give you 4 quick reasons:
“Around The Property” – By Sarah Cox, The Roanoke Times 12/20/09
Sarah Cox of The Roanoke Times recently did a piece reflecting on the real estate market in 2009 – it looks like it’s going to be a multi-part story, below is copy of the first part. Images embedded are my own, taken from the Virginia Employment Commission website.
How Many New River Valley Loans Are Resetting in 2010?
I was asked by a local reporter recently for some end-of-year thoughts on the New River Valley real estate market, and while I haven’t yet started working on the 4Q report yet, I started to wonder how many loans in the NRV will be resetting in the coming year. Peoples mind might be asking themselves, “ Can I get a loan with bad credit?”
To Point, Or Not To Point – THAT Is The Question
To pay points or not to pay points: Everyone has heard the term “buying down the rate”, or “paying points”, but what does it really mean and should you be paying these?