Winterize home plumbing and avoid costly problems

Winterize home plumbing and avoid costly problems

[--- Reading Time: 1 minute ---]When the first big winter storm hits, many people focus on prepping the outside of the home — shoveling snow, spreading salt, putting the winter tires on the car. Now that the first snow has melted, it’s the perfect time to...

U.S. mortgage rates inch higher

[--- Reading Time: < 1 minute ---]If you’re searching for a mortgage, it’ll cost more this year than last. Interest rates on long-term, fixed-rate mortgages were slightly higher in the week ending Thursday, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. said. Interest rates...

How new 2014 mortgage rules will affect consumers

[--- Reading Time: 2 minutes ---]New mortgage rules will take effect in January. 2014 and the residential real estate market could be in for some major changes. What affect will this have on people who want to purchase or refinance a home? “These new rules were...

The American Dream is still alive for young renters

[--- Reading Time: 2 minutes ---]Despite the financial toll the recent financial crisis has had on Americans, renters continue to hold home ownership in high esteem, and it remains a goal for the majority of them, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF...