Category: Mortgage

29
Nov

Earlier this month, The Peters Company held a First Time Home Buyer Q & A at our Keller Williams Peachtree Road office. It was such a great event that we are planning to hold another one at the beginning of the year! We will keep you posted. The top of mind questions for several attendees included:

28
Jan

Thinking about buying a new home in Metro Atlanta this year? Jennie Moshure, Lead Buyers Agent at The Peters Company, gives a little information about the 2016 Metro Atlanta real estate market and interest rates! Give The Peters Company a call today at 404-419-3619!

09
Jan

I had a client this week tell me that their financial planner told them to move before March of this year for fear of rising interest rates, and it was an ah-ha moment because it reinforces what I know and don’t always share. Did you know that a 1% increase in interest rates can make

30
Jan

Special thanks to Kim Nehiley and Scott Meldrum of Supreme Lending for sharing with us the key differences between FHA and Conventional loans. This is especially important to understand if you are buying! We find many of our clients don’t realize that the FHA loan exists and could be a perfect match for them! FHA

21
Apr

So you want to apply for a home mortgage loan… now what? We checked with Atlanta-based lender Scott Meldrum (of Supreme Lending) to find out what you need to get pre-approved for a mortgage. Realtor.com defines pre-approval as proving that “you have met with a loan officer, your credit files have been reviewed and the

09
Jun

As if first time homebuyers needed another reason to buy a home besides historically low interest rates, depressed home values, and escalated inventories, the federal government has sweetened the deal.  Currently under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, qualifying taxpayers who purchase a home before Dec. 1 receive up to $8,000, or $4,000 for

30
Mar

We get that question about a handful of times every week.  Just like the real estate market, the answer is rather pat.  We won’t know until things start going up when we have hit the bottom.  The bottom will be in our rear view mirror by the time we figure it out.  Back to the

11
Mar

Everyone is looking for a deal.  Unfortunately that deal sometimes needs some sweat and nails to realize its full potential.  So, how do you do it?  In the past most people bought the home and then financed the renovations.  The problem with that is that it’s typically a construction loan or a general personal loan,

19
Feb

On February 13th, President Obama signed the Stimulus Bill into law.  Is this what we’ve all been waiting for? Well, as a real estate agent, if falls a little short of what I was hoping for, but there are some clear benefits to you in the new plan, and I felt like it would be

13
Feb

The latest edition of “This Month in Real Estate” provided by Keller Williams gives us some valuable figures to ponder.  Did you know that a 1% drop in interest rate effectively translates into a 10% discount on the sales price of your new home?  With interest rates still at historic lows and home prices already

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