Tips for Buyers

July 2, 2010

Who Would Finance Mortgages If Fannie, Freddie Disbanded? – CNBC

Who Would Finance Mortgages If Fannie, Freddie Disbanded?

CNBC.com | July 02, 2010 | 11:44 AM EDT

Big changes are in store for the banking system should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac be revamped or eliminated—both of which are being discussed by housing experts and government officials to deal with ...

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June 29, 2010

The Reverse Mortgage: What is it and when do they make sense?

I’ve been a “life long” Real Estate Professionaland the vast majority of my professional expertise and experience has been working as a Real Estate Broker Sales associate.

My group and I are constantly “learning and relearning” about the various mortgage products and how they effect the validity of any ...

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May 18, 2010

Mortgage Rates and the Impact from Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

What has happened to mortgage rates since the U.S. Government pulled out of the CMBS (commercial mortgage-backed security) business at the end of March 2010?

Honestly, I truly believed the cost of a mortgages would have risen once the US Government stopped buying “CMBS”. Not so says Drew McKenzie ...

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May 15, 2010

Adams Square Exclusive Opportunity

anthony@theshallisgroup.com has shared: I just found a property and wanted to share it with you!

Great exclusive listing in Adams Square! 3 beds/2baths, under $500K. with parking and approved for 3.5% down payment!

Exclusive and Limited Opportunity! 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths with Parking in the ...

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March 27, 2010

The Essex County Real Estate Tax vs School Performance Mashup

If you’re moving to Essex County for the first time and wondering which city is right for you, there is more to consider besides home values especially if you have a family. After you explore the local resources, culture and transportation options available in the different areas of Essex County ...

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March 26, 2010

The Morris County Real Estate Tax vs School Performance Mashup

If you’re moving to Morris County for the first time and wondering which city is right for you, there is more to consider besides home values especially if you have a family. After you explore the local resources, culture and transportation options available in the different areas of Morris County ...

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Sept. 8, 2009

How to Choose the Best Realtor for You

Buying or selling a home can be one of the biggest financial transactions you face. It is just as important to do your research on picking a realtor as it is in picking a home. Whether it is a buying or selling transaction, you must first make a list of ...

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