Synthetic stucco: perception still hurts

Hardcoat stucco siding is a siding material made of Portland cement, sand, lime, and water. Applied in three coats over a lath base, it provides a solid, durable, and seamless home exterior. Some advantages of hardcoat stucco include a natural resistance to fire, lasting durability, and low maintenance. It is labor0-intensive and thus very expensive.

Coronavirus pandemic drives home loan rates to new low

The Coronavirus pandemic has already caused major changes in the lives of most Americans, but one unexpected result of the virus is that home loan rates have fallen to new lows. Does this create an opportunity for you? Real estate expert John Adams breaks it all down.

Millennials find home buying overwhelming

While the majority of millennial first-time homebuyers entering the market this year believe it's a good time to buy, many report feeling overwhelmed by the process and most have not taken the first financial steps toward homeownership.

Recent events cause home loan rate decline

We hear daily about new all-time record highs in the stock market.  It seems like everyone who wants a job can find one, and the economy seems to be hitting on all eight, and maybe even ten, cylinders.

Loan modification: the new refinance

Let’s say you bought your present home in November of 2018, just about a year ago. You wanted a fixed-rate loan, so you selected a reputable lender, who offered a 30-year loan fixed at 4.75% interest rate. You borrowed $200,000, so your monthly principal and interest payment is around $1,043.