Credit scores. Can’t understand them, but without a good one – or lots of cash – buying a house is not attainable.
A question came in for Brandon Nicely on the blog over the weekend from Josh. He wrote:
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:
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”.
Why should I look into buying my first home? Let me give you 4 quick reasons:
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.
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 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?