Bob White

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : October 22, 2012

Mortgage markets worsened last week, taking mortgage rates higher. The Federal Open Market Committee meets this week.

Thornton Foreclosed Homes Benefit from Loan Program

One of the key factors serious buyers eye when appraising foreclosed homes for sale in the Thornton market is condition – the shape those properties have been left in. The Federal Housing Administration has weighed in with a program that can materially affect how that condition – good or bad – will finally affect the […]

Simple Techniques That Help Sell Thornton Homes

Success in selling Colorado homes can depend on being able to distinguish what is important to buyers from what is not.  Proactive homeowners know that one room usually gets more attention than does any other: the kitchen. There are many good reasons why this is so (we have discussed them before) — but one kitchen […]

How To Improve Your FICO Score

The credit score average for approved mortgage applicant was 750 last month. From The Today Show from NBC, here are basic tips to maximize your FICO.

Single-Family Housing Starts Rise To 4-Year High

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis, Single-Family Housing Starts rose to 603,000 last month, an 11 percent increase from the month prior and the highest reading in more than 4 years.

Home Builder Confidence Moves To 6-Year High

Tuesday, the National Association of Homebuilders reported its monthly Housing Market Index (HMI) at 41, a one-tick improvement from September and the highest HMI value since June 2006 — a span of 77 months.

Buyers Win 6.6 Percent Increase In Purchasing Power

Home purchasing power is up 6.6% since the start of the year.