Mortgage Encinitas Tag

If you’re home shopping this winter and feeling frustrated, know that market inventory tends to hit a dry spell this time of year. But don’t fret: There are still deals out there. While everyone else is distracted by ski trips, hot cocoa and watching Elf...

The bill for closing costs is the final hurdle between home buyers and their new homes, and it can represent a surprising chunk of money. Closing fees run between 3% and 6% of the mortgage; that’s around $18,000 to $36,000 on a $600,000 home....

The use of home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) continue to increase year over year. Here's what you need to know about their influence in the California housing market. A HELOC gives a homeowner access to draw on their home's equity as needed, much like a...

The United State Department of Veterans affairs guarantee a type of loan called VA loans. The VA Home Loan Guaranty program protects mortgage lenders against loss, which allows banks to offer reduced rates. There are many reasons why using a VA loan could be beneficial....

Putting a 20% mortgage downpayment is all but dead. For first time buyers, most put down far less than 20% down when purchasing a home. Most buyers make down payments lower than 20% “It’s been my experience that about half of my clients know that there...

California’s housing market’s sales and price have increased in 2016 and 2017. It is forecasted that there will be a slight increase of .8% in existing home sales next year reaching 419,600 units. While the median home price for 2017 has risen to $525,000. ...