1. Predicting interest rates can help strengthen your strategy Predictions are just educated guesses, and relying on a guess isn’t wise. But there’s still a lot of value in making these predictions. “It can help us think through what we might do if the interest rates go up, down, or sideways,” explains Meg Bartelt, Read More

What’s your best advice to a first-time homebuyer? “Be prepared; do your homework. Check out reputable lenders in your area. Get prequalified so that you know the price range in which you should be shopping.” — Cathy Blocker, EVP, Production Operations of Guild Mortgage Company “Talk to a local mortgage banker that you’re comfortable with! Read More