Archive for August, 2015

How mortgage lenders price loans & why you should care

Aug 20 2015

So you’re probably seen the news about those low mortgage interest rates, but why won’t you be likely to get that kind of rate on your mortgage?

Boost in new-home sales shows Las Vegas market on ‘steady upward trend’

Aug 19 2015

Las Vegas builders continue selling more homes than last year in a “slow, stable” uptick in activity. Builders sold 583 new homes in Southern Nevada last month, bringing …

SB Architects designs showcase home for Ascaya in Henderson

Aug 12 2015

SB Architects, known for site-sensitive designs at some of the world’s top resort, residential and mixed-use destinations, is designing a showcase home at Ascaya in Henderson.

CFPB warns seniors on reverse-mortgage advertising

Aug 10 2015

Reverse mortgage advertisements can mislead seniors, the CFPB said.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.91 percent

Aug 06 2015

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a third straight week amid anxiety over developments in the U.S. economy that lifted bond prices.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to 3.91 percent this week from 3.98 percent a week earlier. The rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages declined to 3.13…

How to Accentuate the Home’s Positive Features in Staging

Aug 05 2015

The following section has been reprinted with permission from stager Tori Toth’s new book, “Feel at Home: Home Staging Secrets for a Quick and Easy Sell” (Morgan James Publishing, 2015). Toth is the owner of Stylish Stagers Inc.