Jumbo loans moving towards 3.5% down up to 1.5M and 5% down up to 1.75M

Posted on September 15, 2021 by Tamara.

One of the positive signs of America’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is the continued strength of the housing market. While uncertainty has plagued some sector’s of the nation’s economy, real estate has remained a bulwark against a broader economic downturn over the last 18 months. This strength in the market has and will […] …read more

Newly Built Homes & Tax Escrows – What you need to know

Posted on August 26, 2021 by Tamara.

Most prospective homebuyers know that mortgage financials can change depending on location, your bank, your home state, and other common factors. Some less well-known differences can occur when looking at newly built properties versus existing homes that are just changing hands. If you are considering a mortgage on a newly-built home, escrow is one area […] …read more

Different Ways to Think About Home Ownership and Financing

Posted on July 22, 2021 by Tamara.

There are many different ways to think about home ownership and financing, depending on your goals. Short and longer term plans, strategy, capacity, capital liquidity are all valuable points of view to consider for home purchasing and selling. One model we often recommend to our clients at Mortgage Maestro Group is to think about these […] …read more

Using cryptocurrencies to buy a home

Posted on June 16, 2021 by Tamara.

The real estate industry is uniquely positioned as we look at changes over time. When it comes to buying and selling property, many parts of the process have remained the same for decades and decades while other features of real estate can change on a yearly basis, or sometimes even a shorter timeline. At Mortgage […] …read more

Jumbo Loans: Local vs. Big Bank

Posted on May 28, 2021 by Tamara.

The American housing market continues to climb upwards in the wake of COVID-19. All across the country home buyers are putting their properties up on the market after spending quarantine time making improvements. Many buyers are now willing to spend above asking price in hot markets as supply remains low while demand increases. During this […] …read more