ChristinMay 28, 2016mortgage
Gearing up to buy a home is an exciting time. It feels as though the opportunities to find the perfect house are endless. Days at work are spent with a second browser open scouring listings. Your inbox is flooded with emails from your family and real estate agent.
While it is easy to get swept up into the excitement of the search, take a step back and ask yourself, “Is now the time to buy?”read more
ChristinMay 12, 2016fintech,innovation,startups
A recent high school graduate is surrounded by moving boxes and tape as he prepares to drive across the country. He finds a forgotten envelope of checks tucked in his desk drawer, sent by family and friends to congratulate him on his admission to Stanford. He taps his iPhone screen and opens his mobile banking app. He carefully centers the camera and takes a photo of each check to deposit them into his account.read more
Insight for homebuyers on how Sellers evaluate competing offers to buy their home. Factors covered include the importance of the offer amount, whether you need to sell your home before buying, payment via cash vs. a mortgage, size of down payment and contingencies from Appraisal, Financing and Inpection. read more