Robert Morales's Blog Posts

May 23 2018 42045 1

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.61%, which is still near record lows in

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May 18 2018 42045 1

5 NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT KILL A SALENegotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the

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May 2 2018 42045 2

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows

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May 2 2018 42045 1

PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE INMoving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff,

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Oct 3 2017 42045 1

PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE INMoving into a new home is an exciting time, and you're probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff,

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Sep 21 2017 42045 1

HOW TO HANDLE OFFERSYou obviously have experience purchasing a home. But you may not have had an opportunity, yet, to be on the other side of the transaction: putting your house on the market and

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AVOID THESE TWO BIG MORTGAGE MISTAKES

We all know that searching for and viewing potential homes is the fun part of the home-buying process. The not-so-fun part? The mortgage.But if you don't pay attention to the details, your mortgage

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What Affects Property Values

Some the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not

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