5 Easy Changes to Green Your Lifestyle

Why Go Green? There is a variety of reasons to go green, but most come back to supply and demand.  We have a limited amount of resources available and more and more people using them up. If we want our future generations to enjoy the same standard of living we’ve experienced, we need to take […]

Mortgage Interest Drop Again This Month

Mortgage Interest Drops Again Home buyers may want to rush to lock in: The 30-year mortgage rate hit its lowest level in nearly seven months this week, Freddie Mac reports. “The 10-year Treasury yield fell 3 basis points this week,” said Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “The 30-year mortgage rate moved in tandem with […]

Mortgage Rates Drop to Below 4%

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has fallen to its lowest average since November 2016, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. “The 30-year mortgage rate fell 11 basis points this week to 3.97 percent, dropping below the psychologically-important 4 percent level for the first time since November,” says Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. […]

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Happy Labor Day

The History of Labor Day Labor day is an annual celebration paying tribute to the contributions of workers and their achievements.  It is observed on the first Monday in September. The holiday was created by the labor movement in the late 18th century.  It became a federal holiday in 1894.  Labor Day also symbolizes the […]


Celebrating life, liberty and the pursuit of freedom

Wishing You a Happy 4th of July As we celebrate 240 years of our nations freedom, we honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving it…  Freedom has a high cost, lives given, the ultimate loss. That cost they willingly give so freedom can continue to live. There is so much to be grateful […]

Answered: You’re Most Burning Question About Buying A House

Your Most Burning Question You are thinking about buying a house, you hop online and start looking for your perfect home. Now you’re really excited however your most burning question about buying a house starts popping up in your mind.   How much can I afford to pay for my home and what will my mortgage […]

3 Simple Steps To A Faster More Profitable Sale Of Your Home

What’s That Smell? “What’s that smell, this place is a mess!”  Underneath the buyers breath as they turn towards the door.  If a buyer gets so far as to looking past your curb, this is what happens more often than not when they enter a home.  The slightest odor or something out of place can […]


Making Sense Out Of The Golf Course Madness and Real Estate Properties

Golf Courses Are Closing Down This has certainly been one of the more exciting, or should I say dramatic months we have encountered in a long time.  Making sense out of the Golf Course Madness is not an option.  Two different private buyers of Las Vegas Golf Courses are closing

Should I Wait to Put Down a Bigger Down Payment?

  Should I Wait to Put Down a Bigger Down Payment? Some experts are advising that first time and move-up buyers wait until they save up 20% before they move forward with their decision to purchase a home. One of the main reasons they suggest waiting is that a buyer must purchase private

Don’t Get Caught In The Renter’s Trap

  Don’t Get Caught in the Renter’s Trap.  There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their findings of a study in which they studied “income […]