Home Mortgage Rates by Decade (And How They Compare to Today)

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Interest rates may be rising, but compared to past decades – they’re awesome! Financially, right now is a great time to buy if you’re in the position to do so. If you aren’t sure, text or give us a call at (910) 233-2840 and we’ll put you in touch with a reputable lender who can give you a good idea …

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Increased Home Values Do Not Equal Less Affordability

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A tight inventory and buyer demand has led to an increase in home values. The typical home in the United States now costs $244,054. That is 3.7% higher than December 2018, according to a report from Zillow. When potential buyers see prices rise, it’s a gut reaction to think that homes are less affordable, and they should hold off on …

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February 1st, 2019 is an Important Date for Home Buyers

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The national Unemployment Report for the previous month is released the first Friday of each month. The report for January 2019 falls on February 1st, 2019. But what makes this unemployment report significant? It’s results could potentially initiate a series of events that lead to a rise in interest rates. As businesses grow, they create jobs that give people more …