Are you looking for a home your children and pets will enjoy? You're not alone. Many people make home-buying decisions on the needs of not only their children, but their pets, too.
Surveys show that home buyers with children are looking for homes... (Read More)
There's nothing like moving — whether it's across town or across the country — to make you realize just how much stuff you have! When moving, you're likely to let some things go, but probably also add some new appliances, furniture and other... (Read More)
A new home is definitely a big reason to celebrate. What better way to mark the day than with a thoughtful housewarming gift? If you enjoy giving practical gifts, a fire extinguisher is an incredible choice for a new homeowner. Every homeowner... (Read More)
Many people today believe that in order to purchase a home, you need a 20 percent downpayment. Studies show it's one of the most enduring home buying myths. In reality, the median downpayment among all home buyers is only about 10 percent. For... (Read More)
Feel like you missed the low mortgage rate window? Think again. Mortgage rates remain near historic lows, providing a unique opportunity for many to buy a home or refinance.
Did you know that in the early 1970s, mortgage rates hovered between the... (Read More)
When purchasing a home, your mortgage pre-approval is based on your current financial situation. Between the time you're pre-approved and the time you close on your home loan, you don't want your financial situation to change much. Luckily, there... (Read More)
Are you getting a tax refund this year? According to the IRS, the average U.S. tax refund is nearly $3,000, with some families getting thousands more. A large refund could be a nice addition to a downpayment savings fund. If you haven't started... (Read More)
Identity theft is a fast-growing type of crime. Are you doing enough to protect yourself? Here are some simple yet effective ways to help prevent someone from stealing your personal information.
Carry as little information as possible with you... (Read More)
When you're buying a home for the first time, you're likely to encounter a host of mortgage terms and acronyms. Find them a bit confusing? You're not alone! Real estate really has a language of its own. At Primary Residential Mortgage, we're... (Read More)