Home Tips & Ideas

Protect Your Home From the Extreme Cold

Many parts of the U.S. have been struck with a snap of subzero temperatures. While keeping themselves warm during the bitter cold, homeowners also need to take precautions to keep their home safe, too. In Wisconsin’s capital, the Madison Water Utility posted a photo on Twitter to show homeowners how a burst pipe can damage a home. …

Continue Reading
Mortgage and Financing

MBA: Mortgage applications jump more than 20%

Increase 23.5% from the previous week January 9, 2019 Alcynna Lloyd Mortgage applications reversed course, rising 23.5% for the week ending Jan 4, 2019, according to the newest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association‘s weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Notably, this week’s reading includes adjustments to account for the New Year’s holiday. “Mortgage rates fell across the board last …

Continue Reading
Home Buying

Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States

Statistically, Housing Is Still Affordable Lately, there have been many headlines circulating about whether or not there is an “affordability issue forming in the housing market.” If you are considering selling your current house and moving up to the home of your dreams, but are unsure whether or not to believe what you’re seeing in the …

Continue Reading