Since buying a home is one of the biggest financial investments most people ever make, if you're are not careful, you can get in over your head. This can result in a status of being “house poor,” or spending way more on housing costs than you can afford.
Dec 20, 2022 | Refinancing a Home
According to a recent report from Redfin, as of October 2022, in order to afford a “typical home” with the median monthly mortgage payment of $2,682, a buyer would need to earn at least $107,281 to be able to afford the loan. While prices may have slowed
Dec 13, 2022 | Purchasing a Home
If you’re ready to buy a home, before you even start going to see properties, it is a good idea to obtain a preapproval letter from your mortgage lender. Especially in a competitive housing market, sellers will take you more seriously if they see you alre
Dec 06, 2022 | Purchasing a Home
With home prices skyrocketing over the past few years, more first-time buyers are enlisting the help of more seasoned homeowners - namely their parents or grandparents - to be co-borrowers with them. In fact, since 2020, the percentage of young adult buye
Nov 29, 2022 | Purchasing a Home
Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday that gives us the opportunity to express our gratitude to all of our family, friends and clients. All of us at Lake City Mortgage would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and to let you know how much you mean to us!
Nov 24, 2022 |
When you are applying for a home loan, you are generally concentrating on the principal and interest charges that will make up your future mortgage payment. However, there is another cost that may be harder to determine at the outset of your loan: your pr
Nov 22, 2022 |