Super Bowl Ad on Mortgage Service Sparks Controversy

A recent Super Bowl ad for a mortgage lending service is causing a great deal of controversy, even several days after the football game. Rocket Mortgage paid millions of dollars to air the controversial advertisement during the Super Bowl game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. The controversy has arisen because Rocket Mortgage […]

Tips for Home Sellers to Make Their Homes More Appealing to Buyers

If you are in the process of selling your home, it is important for you to do everything you can to enhance curb appeal and prepare the house for the competitive real estate market in New Jersey. This is particularly true during the winter, when it’s snowy and icy outside your house. Here are some […]

Homebuyer Beware: Don’t Damage Your Credit after Moving

Anyone who has tried to buy a new home knows how important it is to have a good credit rating. Without good credit, it is very possible that you will unable to obtain a mortgage. That’s why it is crucial for you to make sure that your bills get paid on time and your credit […]

Thinking about Selling a House in NJ this Year? Do It!

A survey completed by a well-known area realty company suggests that 2016 is the year to sell a house in New Jersey. In fact, the seller’s market is not only strong right now, but experts expect it to become even stronger as the economy strengthens in kind. Why? Simply put: buyers are ready to invest […]

Fed Reserve Raises Interest Rates: What Does It Mean for You?

The Federal Reserve recently announced its first interest rate hike since 2006, leading to a great deal of speculation about the possible effects on the economy, the unemployment rate and consumers. The last time the Fed increased interest rates, the decision came in response to the recession and the housing crisis. Since that time, interest […]

Experienced Real Estate Lawyer Explains Escrow

Whenever you are buying or selling property, it’s important to protect your investment. In the vast majority of real estate transactions, a contract is signed with the intentions of executing it at some point in the future. Each side wants to make sure that the other party is acting in good faith financially speaking. Therefore, […]

Mortgage Market on Course for Complete Recovery by End of 2016

Transunion, one of the three credit reporting bureaus, predicts that the housing market recovery is almost over. In fact, the company recently released a 2016 mortgage market forecast for 2016 that reveals asserts that the “mortgage market will return to its pre-crisis state by the end of 2016.” The company is basing its predictions on […]

More People Choosing to Rent in Down Economy

As the economic downturn in the U.S. drags on with seemingly no end in sight, more and more people are opting to rent rather than purchase homes. In fact, the majority of renters are now 40 years of age and older, according to a recent report issued by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. […]

Are You Ready to Become a Landlord?

Been thinking about purchasing a rental property and adding to your monthly income by taking on tenants? Think about what you can do with all that extra income! But wait! Not so fast. There are many issues to consider before becoming a landlord. While there are many upsides to the move, there are also many […]

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