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Is It a Good Time to Buy a House?

Is it a Good Time to Buy a House

Is It a Good Time to Buy a House?   This question is one of the most common questions we see from consumers, investors, real estate agents, and many others with interest in the real estate market.  The answer is ‘yes’.  But it also depends on your specific situation, what’s important to you, and where…

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What Is a Mortgage Rate Lock?

A mortgage rate lock offers protection in a rising interest rate environment

What is a Mortgage Rate Lock? A mortgage rate lock allows customers in need of mortgage financing to “lock” in their interest rate.  This is an important feature of mortgages because the markets that influence mortgage rates (Mortgage backed securities, or MBS) trade each day and in certain markets can be very volatile.  Rates can…

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MasonMac’s Lock & Shop Loan Program

MasonMac's Lock & Shop mortgage allows home buyers to search for a home with interest rate protection in place.

In a volatile interest rate market, one of the most stressful parts of home buying can be trying to find the perfect home while trying to keep track of rates, payments, and affordability.  In a relatively calm market, it may not be a big deal, but in 2022, when rates have moved upward faster than any time…

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Will Inflation Go Down?

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Will Inflation Go Down?   There’s a lot of economic jargon being tossed around in headlines these days, and one of the hot topics out there is inflation.  To start, it’s important to understand what inflation is.  When the value of a currency diminishes, the result is inflation – basically, you get less for the…

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Home Prices – The Market is Affordable!

Home prices are going up, but in most markets, things are still affordable!

Homes Are More Affordable Than They Seem   In today’s world of competitive markets, short inventory, and rising purchase prices, things are tough for home buyers (and sellers, too!).  With sharp appreciation and bidding wars becoming more common, it seems the market is unaffordable, but when diving into the data, it appears that throughout the US,…

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Can I Buy a Home If I Have Debt?

You can get a mortgage loan even with student loan, auto, credit card, or other debt

Can I Buy a Home With Debt?   When it comes to buying a home, many people are concerned with their debts.  Headlines frequently discuss student loan debt, and how it holds people back from home ownership – particularly the millenial generation.  Another easy “fact” to find online is that lenders want your total debt,…

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