DIY or call the pros?

Man puts together a shelf with dogs help.

Q: Which home improvement projects can I tackle myself, and which should I leave to the pros? A: In today’s world, when you can look up how to do practically any project online, it’s tempting to want to do everything yourself, but it isn’t always the best choice. Attempting to do a project on your own can…

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Saving on Landscaping

Well Landscaped yard

For the green-thumbed homeowner, there are few things as pleasurable as running fingers through soft, moist earth, catching sight of the first flowering buds of spring and inhaling the scent of freshly cut grass. Tending to a lawn and garden can get expensive. Between seeds, fertilizer and gardening supplies, costs can be high enough to…

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What Do I Need To Know About Today’s Real Estate Market?

Todays Real Estate Market by SouthPoint Home Mortgage

Q: The news from the real estate market can be confusing. What do I need to know as a buyer, a seller, or just an American citizen, about today’s real estate market? A: Trends and stats in real estate are constantly changing, especially during the unstable economy of COVID-19. Here’s all you need to know about the…

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A Mortgage Team thank you

Small cardboard house with heart keychain

I know you’re typically used to seeing some fun mortgage topic in the newsletter, but given that it’s the holiday season I figured I would switch things up a little bit. This newsletter is all about you, the members! Who would have ever thought we would pair a global pandemic with historic mortgage rates? Well,…

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How to Turn Your Back Yard into an Oasis

Back yard oasis

Most of us have spent lots of time at home this spring, and it looks like summer might not be much different. With many attractions still closed and some states seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, safe travel will be challenging. For many Americans, this means choosing to staycation at home instead of hitting the…

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All You Need to Know About Closing Costs

All You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Buying a new home is a super-exciting and super-busy time. There are many details and decisions involved in this purchase — and, of course, loads of expenses. You’ve likely prepared for most of these expenses. Maybe you’ve been saving up for your down payment for many years and have set aside a few thousand dollars…

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Purchasing a New Home During COVID-19

Purchasing a New Home During COVID-19

We at SouthPoint Home Mortgage wanted to take some time to provide you with some tips and tricks on purchasing a new home while COVID-19 is still making its way across the United States. This is a stressful time for a lot of people and we have felt the impact as well. In an effort…

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6 Inexpensive Home Improvement Hacks

6 Inexpensive Home Improvement Hacks from SouthPoint Home Mortgage

Are you making home improvements on a budget? For less than $100, you can give a room an entire new look! Cabinet makeover. Give a tired kitchen a new look by replacing just the cabinet fronts. Cover your countertops with granite look-a-like Contact paper instead of springing for actual new countertops. Use PVC pipes for…

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