Credit Score: What Not to Do When Applying for a Mortgage

Credit Score: What Not to Do When Applying for a Mortgage

Credit Score: What Not to Do When Applying for a Mortgage Your credit score can affect your ability to obtain a mortgage for a home. There are specific credit score no-nos. It is v....

Taxes and Your New Home

Taxes and Your New Home

Taxes and Your New Home If you bought a new home in 2015, here are some things to think about as you get ready for tax season: What can you deduct on your taxes on your new home? M....

How do Fed Rate Hikes Affect Mortgages?

How do Fed Rate Hikes Affect Mortgages?

How Do Fed Rate Hikes Affect Mortgages/Home Loans? Eeeeek! Rates are going up … or are they? How do Fed rates hikes affect mortgages/home loans? Last week, for the first time aft....

2015 Mortgage Assistance Programs for Irvine & Orange County Home Buyers

2015 Mortgage Assistance Programs for Irvine & Orange County Home Buyers

Although the federal government has offered home buyers programs in the past, for Tax Year 2015, most of the available home buyer programs will be at the local and state levels. St....

August 2013: HARP 3 Update

August 2013: HARP 3 Update

On August 6th, 2013 President Obama seemed to breath life into HARP 3, which is an underwater refinance program for responsible homeowners that may not qualify for HARP 2. HARP 3 w....

How to Improve Your Credit After a Bankruptcy

How to Improve Your Credit After a Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is just about the best thing you can do to repair poor credit.  After a BK, you have the opportunity for a fresh start, and a way to put your past behind you.  However....