Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?
When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry ...
Posted by Josh Barker on June 24, 2019 in Josh's Blog
5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer
Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.
Demand Is Strong
The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of ...
Posted by Josh Barker on June 17, 2019 in Josh's Blog
How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth
There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.
How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is an online resource ...
Posted by Josh Barker on June 10, 2019 in Josh's Blog
2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable
Two positive trends have started to emerge that impact the 2019 Spring Housing Market. Mortgage interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan have dropped to new lows, right as reports show that wages have increased at their highest rate in ...
Posted by Josh Barker on June 7, 2019 in Josh's Blog
Shasta County Market Update - June 2019
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From the Desk Of Josh Barker @ RE/MAX
Home sales in the month of May totaled 293. This number is down from 304 home sales in the same month, ...
Posted by Josh Barker on June 3, 2019 in Market Updates