Pre-Approved Mortgage Versus Pre-Qualfied
Yesterday, 8 buyers made an offer on a property we had listed for sale. Today, 7 of them have to start all over again looking for the dream home that ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 22, 2020
Mortgage Interest Rates 20% Lower Than Last January
Mortgage interest rates are currently 20% below where they were one year ago, perhaps a signal that the housing market could push higher.
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 13, 2020
The Biggest Change For VA Loans In 75 Years
If you have access to a VA Loan, then you are going to be blown away with the news that I have for you today.
The VA Home Loan Program began in 1944 ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 13, 2019
Buy A Home Now Or Wait To Save For A Larger Down Payment?
If you have been considering making a move and are thinking about waiting, you should really check out the current state of the Tallahassee real ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 25, 2019
Will New FHA Rule Destroy Vibrant Housing Market?
Several months ago, the FHA announced that it was going to tighten up its lending standards as the year progressed. The year is progressing.
What we ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 20, 2019
Buying A Home? Here Are Ten Bad Mistakes You MUST Avoid
If you are getting ready to buy a home and you are paying cash, this article is not for you. But if you plan on financing your purchase, I've ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 17, 2019
Mortgage Broker Answers First Time Home Buyer Loan Questions
Most first time home buyers have a lot of questions about borrowing money, and many turn to lenders and mortgage brokers late in the process to find ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 28, 2019
Answers To Mortgage Questions You'll Have When Buying A Home
We maintain relationships with several prominent mortgage lenders and reach out to them from time to time to curate the latest concerns into a ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 1, 2019
How Does The Government Shutdown Effect Mortgage Loans?
The federal government shutdown has exceeded three weeks, set a new duration record, and is threatening several aspects of the Tallahassee real ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 14, 2019
Mortgage Questions Answered By A Trusted Advisor
If you are planning to buy a home in Tallahassee, then you're likely to need a mortgage. Because a mortgage represents the bulk of the purchase ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 4, 2019
The Oldest Real Estate Question Ever: Should You Rent Or Own A Home?
The answer to renting versus owning a home cannot be summed up in one sentence, nor does the same answer apply to everybody.
If you have pondered ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 17, 2017
Where Will Buyers Get The Money To Buy A Home In 2017?
When it comes to buying a home, the greatest issue for the majority of buyers is from where to get the money.Roughly 1 in 4 can pay cash, so ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 28, 2016
Tips For Homebuyers: Borrowing After Bankruptcy And Other Financial Setbacks
The collapse of the housing market in 2006 drove many people to short sales, foreclosures and bankruptcy, causing them to lose their homes as ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 2, 2016
Why Your Realtor Recommends Certain Mortgage Lenders (And Not Others)
If you are working with a Realtor to buy a home in Tallahassee, then it's likely that she has recommended you work with a certain lender or two....
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 19, 2016
How To Be A Cash Buyer With No Money Of Your Own
Everybody knows that "cash is king" and that cash buyers have an edge in the real estate market.If you are planning on buying a home in Tallahassee ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 18, 2016
7 Questions You Will Ask Your Mortgage Lender
I was talking to a top mortgage broker in Tallahassee the other day about common questions he gets from buyers and he told me there were seven that ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 11, 2015
Timeline For Mortgages After Short Sale, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy
Lately, we are often asked what the timeline (or waiting period) is for homebuyers who want to borrow money but have recently been through a ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 11, 2015
What Fixed Rate Mortgage Loan Is Right For You?
With mortgage interest rates so low, many of the people buying a home in Tallahassee are wondering whether they should go with a 15 year mortgage or ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 14, 2014