Should You Sell Your Home? 

Could now be a good time to sell your home? The Dow Jones Industrial Average is just under 25,000. Deputy chief economist Len Kiefer announced a positive economic outlook saying “Treasury yields are higher and the economy has strengthened since December”. As a...

Tax Bill Explained 

Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: How will the new tax laws affect you? Part 1: The new brackets Part 2: Deduction Changes Part 3: The Big Winners Disclaimer: The examples provided are for illustrative purposes. Individuals should consult a tax professional regarding their...

Do you have old debt you’re not sure how to handle? 

So many good people experience times in their lives where they face financial adversity. The 2008 recession in particular impacted millions of people. Throughout the course of my career I’ve had to set many people straight on the topic of old debt that I thought I...

Summer 2017 Housing Market Prediction 

2017 home sales came out of the blocks strong in January; growing at its fastest rate since 2007. According to the National Association of Realtors®, houses were on the market for an average of just 50 days. In January of 2012, the average turn-around time was 99...

Mortgage Guidelines Are Loosening 

In the fourth quarter of 2016 we witnessed a great number of mortgage lenders loosen their approval standards. We also saw a spike in interest rates, but if history is an indicator of where interest rates are going for the remainder of 2017, rates should flatten or...