Mortgage Tips and Advice

Decoding the new 2019 loan limits

Laws restrict Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to purchasing single-family mortgages with origination balances that are below a certain amount – this amount is known as the “conforming loan limit.” The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has raised the baseline conforming...

Aging at Altitude and Reverse Mortgage

Aging at Altitude and Reverse Mortgage

BOULDER – This week’s Aging at Altitude Expo in Boulder organized by the Daily Camera was an amazing event! The parking lot at the new Boulder Jewish Community Center was packed, and there was even overflow parking at adjacent facilities. The huge attendance was...

5 Tips on Selecting a Mortgage Company

5 Tips on Selecting a Mortgage Company

Whether it is purchasing your first home, buying a vacation home or downsizing to something more appropriate to fit your life style, a new beginning can be a wonderful experience. It can also be a bit overwhelming. There are open houses to attend, homes to compare and a sea of information to sort through.  During these times, having a team around you is extremely important. One of the most important members of that team is your loan officer (and mortgage company)

What Happens After You Close On Your Home?

BOULDER – After searching, researching and working with your team of professionals, you’ve finally closed on the home of your dreams. So how do you maintain mortgage confidence once the new place is purchased? Read on to learn how to preserve your property long after...

Mortgage: How to Close On Your Home

BOULDER – Research done, negotiations resolved, moving plans made, mortgage approved – only one hour at a title company stands in the way of getting those new keys in your hand. Ready, set, close! Who will attend the closing Title agent reviews the contract, issues...

How Does Inflation Affect Interest Rates?

How Does Inflation Affect Interest Rates?

  BOULDER – As everyone in the world of home buying knows, interest rates go up and down. The Federal Reserve raises these rates to help keep inflation from growing out of control. Inflation is determined by how fast the cost of a good or product rises; it varies...

Guaranteed Rate Rolls Out New Mortgage Program

Guaranteed Rate Rolls Out New Mortgage Program

BOULDER – Guaranteed Rate is rolling out a new program called GR Flex Power. The program is designed to allow buyers to “flex” their muscles when purchasing a home valued at up to $3 million. For those buying in Boulder or the Front Range – where the housing market...

Property Management in a Pro-Pot State

Property Management in a Pro-Pot State

BOULDER – Marijuana remains more illegal than legal on the national level, but the movement is certainly gaining ground. So far, a handful of states have legalized on the recreational front (with several more states allowing medicinal marijuana). For landlords, this...


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