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What Is A Reverse Mortgage?

Published on 10/14/2016 By Power Marketing

Here at Coldwell Banker Innovations we receive a variety of questions regarding everything imaginable pertaining to selling and buying homes. Whether it’s a questions from someone attempting to sell their home on their own or first-time homebuyers seeking advice on saving for that crucial down payment—and everything in between! One of the most frequent questions […]

How To Get Your Credit Score In Order Before Pre-Approval

Published on 07/19/2016 By Coldwell Banker Innovations

We’ve seen it happen more times than we care to admit—a buyer finds their dream house and asks one of our talented CBI agents to represent them in the transaction. That’s great, as we specialize in helping both buyers and sellers, however the plot thickens when a buyer’s credit history is bit murky.  Mortgage pre-approval […]

I’m Sorry, What Do All Those Letters Mean?

Published on 03/25/2016 By Power Marketing

  Whether you’re a first time home buyer or have moved in and out of more houses than you care to remember, we’re willing to bet there were times when you had some trouble following the common lingo bantered about real estate agents. All those abbreviations and letters can be confusing, so we decided to […]

Own A Home Again: Part Two—Boomerang Buyers

Published on 10/08/2015 By Power Marketing

Welcome back and thank you for joining us for the finale to our two-part series dedicated to “Boomerang Buyers”. This term refers to former homeowners who have experienced financial difficulties—even bankruptcy—but now they’re bouncing back and once again considering home ownership. This demographic is much more experienced than they were the first time around, and […]

Mortgage rates expected to remain low until 2015

Published on 11/02/2012 By Jflook

Mortgage rates stayed in the basement this week, as mortgage-backed securities that fund the vast majority of home loans continued to look like a safe bet to investors. A weekly survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association showed demand for purchase mortgages was up a seasonally adjusted 1 percent during the week ending Oct. 26 when compared […]

Mortgage rates may remain low through 2015

Published on 08/31/2012 By Jflook

Federal Reserve Policymakers revealed recently that mortgage rates may remain at their current rock bottom lows for as long as another three years.  San Francisco Fed President John Williams, in an interview from Jackson Hole, Wyo., said he was “concerned that we could be stalling at the current high level of unemployment.” As a result, […]

Home prices to rise 2013-2016

Published on 07/06/2012 By Jflook

According to a survey of economists done by Zillow and Pulsenomics, we can expect to see housing prices start to increase in 2013.  The Survey, which was released this week polled over 100 economists, and covered all 9 census areas in theUS.   For the first time in the history of the yearly survey, the panel […]

Robo signing: what you can do.

Published on 04/06/2012 By Jflook

If you purchased a home through GMAC, now known as Ally Financial, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, or Citibank, you may want to take note.   A recent settlement of $25 billion is proposed to aid homeowners who may have been subject to “robo-signing,” in loan and foreclosure practices.  If you currently have a loan or experienced […]