How Much Home Can I Afford?
Many people begin their home search online and ultimately come across the perfect home. They want to make an appointment to view the home and decide it’s just perfect. They have run all the numbers on a mortgage calculator and accordingly, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 29, 2013 in Buyer Resources
Does Indianapolis Offer the Most Affordable Homes?
The third quarter statistics quoted in a recent article about housing costs and affordability of homes in Indianapolis led me to my own research. I'm not the type of person who takes this information as the final word. I always run my own numbers to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 28, 2011 in Real Estate News
How Interest Rate Affects the Purchasing Power of Buying A Home
If you locked in your interest rate on a home this past week, congratulations! The Indianapolis real estate market may not find better interest rates than we have right now.
The current mortgage rates make buying a home in Indianpolis a better ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 24, 2011 in Buyer Resources
The Bad Jobs Report Wasn't All Bad Mortgage Rates Fell
Despite the headlines, it's important to remember that December's jobs report wasn't all bad news.
Sure, the economy shed 85,000 jobs last month and the Unemployment Rate failed to dip below 10%, but for home buyers and rate shoppers in ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 12, 2010 in Mortgage News and Info
How Job Losses In The Economy Are Helping Home Affordability
On the first Friday of each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its Non-Farm Payrolls report. More commonly, it's called the 'jobs report'. The jobs report is a sector-by-sector look into the U.S. economy and whether businesses ...
Posted by Paula Henry on July 3, 2008 in Mortgage News and Info
Time, Time, Time Is On My Side! Is it?
If you're thinking about buying an Indianapolis Home, time may not be on your side! The current market conditions will not hold for long. There will be changes, there always are. Everyday, someone will ask me if this is a good time to buy a house. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 12, 2007 in Buyer Resources