All You Need to Know About Buying a Home in 2023
If you’re planning to buy a home this year, you likely know you won’t be dealing with typical circumstances. The real estate market has been completely upended by the pandemic along with its ensuing financial fallout, and it has yet to recover. While the extreme market conditions that characterized the last two years are beginning…Read More
My House Skyrocketed in Value. Now What?
The value of your home has likely increased in today’s market. In fact, in some areas of the country, properties have doubled in value over the last two years. Because of this, many homeowners, like you, may be wondering what, if anything, they can do with this burst of equity. Here, we’ve outlined several financial…Read More
Why an ARM May Be Your Best Move
Recently, Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) have been becoming more popular due to standard mortgage rates increasing with the buying environment. SouthPoint Home Mortgage offers buyers a number of ARM options as part of our in-house loan products. There are a number of reasons why ARMs are an attractive loan product, even with foregoing a fixed…Read More
Today’s Real Estate Market … FAQs
The real estate market has shifted tremendously since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as we are seven months into the two-year mark since COVID-19 reached the U.S., the market continues to adjust to the changing economic environment, rising inflation and fluctuating demand. If you’re looking to take out a home loan in the near…Read More
Hannah Tiernan Accepts Mortgage Loan Officer Role for Hutchinson
Hannah Tiernan has joined SouthPoint Home Mortgage as a Mortgage Loan Officer in the Hutchinson branch. “We are excited to welcome Hannah as the Mortgage Loan Officer,” SouthPoint Financial Credit Union Sales Manager Brad Haynes said. “Hannah has worked in the real estate closing process and brings with her a vast knowledge and skillset with…Read More
All You Need to Know About Taking Out a Home Loan in 2022
The real estate market has shifted tremendously since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as we approach the two-year mark since COVID-19 reached the U.S., the market continues to adjust to the changing economic environment, rising inflation and fluctuating demand. If you’re looking to take out a home loan in the near future, it’s…Read More
DIY or call the pros?
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…Read More
Saving on Landscaping
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…Read More
What Do I Need To Know About Today’s Real Estate Market?
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…Read More