According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards have tightened recently, many are concerned over whether or not their credit score is strong enough ... Continue Reading » about What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?
Various real estate posts about buying and selling a home in the Madison area.
Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be complicated. You may have to take personal or professional considerations into account, and only you can judge what impact those factors should have on ... Continue Reading » about How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?
Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number of available homes. As a result, it’s essential to understand how to make a confident and competitive offer on your dream home. Here are five ... Continue Reading » about How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home
Are you interested in finding out what homes in Dane County just went on the market with virtual tours? Check out this list! If you would like a private showing of any of these homes, please reach out to: Audra Geldmacher: (608) 577-8318 Wanda Roche: (608) 212-2928 If you are ready to ... Continue Reading » about Just Listed Homes with Virtual Tours in Dane County
Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely. The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by Fannie Mae shows that 57% of ... Continue Reading » about Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?
While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a ... Continue Reading » about Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?