Betting on the Economy: How Bonds Drive Mortgage Rates

Buying a home is rarely a snap decision. Most people spend at least 18 months lurking on Zillow and going to open houses before ever calling a mortgage broker or REALTOR® — but by the time they do, they’re ready to move. Literally. But sometimes the market has other things in mind. When I get…

To Debt or Not to Debt: Which Makes Sense for You?

Which is better for you: Being completely debt-free, or having some debt and owning a home? Most people would probably prefer to be debt-free. But that’s a very difficult hurdle to overcome. Some will spend years clearing student loan debt, credit cards or car loans. That’s an enormous financial burden — but not necessarily for…