Get Started: Home Buying Checklist

Use this free home buying checklist to jump-start your real estate journey. 1. Gather Financials Before you start looking at homes for sale, get your financial house in order. First, request your credit report from all three bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion). Comb through each report to ensure it’s accurate — and fix any errors you [...]

By | 2017-08-18T17:23:57+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways To Raise Your FICO Credit Score Today

Raise Your Credit Score Today It's always a good time to set new goals and every consumer should consider making time to improve their FICO credit score. Not only can improving your FICO credit score improve your chances of obtaining a mortgage, but it could improve your auto insurance premiums and, possibly, make you a more attractive [...]

By | 2017-08-18T17:24:24+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Low Down Payment Mortgage Options You’ve Never Heard Of

Low-Down-Payment Home Buying Gets Easier In 2017 Interest rates have remained low, dipping below 4% of late according to mortgage agency Freddie Mac. Also helping: banks are rolling out proprietary mortgage programs that require almost no down payment, and in some cases, no mortgage insurance. Lending institutions are no doubt competing for home buyer market [...]

By | 2017-08-18T17:24:52+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Home Construction Is Finally Rising—What That Means for Buyers

Homebuilders have been busy this summer—and that might make the home-buying search better for many Americans on the prowl for the place of their dreams. Builders received 7.4% more permits to put up new homes in June compared with May, according to the seasonally adjusted numbers in the latest residential sales report jointly released by the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of [...]

By | 2017-08-18T17:25:33+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Credit Score Do You Need For A Mortgage?

Mortgages & Minimum Credit Scores Mortgage lenders are approving more mortgage loans than during any period this decade. In part, this is because lenders have created more programs with more flexible underwriting guidelines. That includes Fannie Mae's Homeready and some "non-prime" offerings from portfolio lenders as well. So, what's the minimum credit score required to get [...]

By | 2017-08-18T17:26:06+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What To Expect After Your Mortgage Closing

Mortgage Closing Has Consequences You’ve finished signing all the closing documents on your new home. You have your keys in hand and it’s finally official – you are a homeowner. Or you've refinanced and you have a new loan and a new lien on your property. But what happens after your mortgage closing? What Is [...]

By | 2017-07-28T19:59:54+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paramount Escrow Welcomes You

  We would like to welcome you to our new fully redeveloped and redesigned website! With the user in mind, we wanted a website that was fresh, clean, and contemporary. Our new user-friendly site allows clients to learn about our escrow services, meet our team, and keep up-to-date on all things real estate. Connect with [...]

By | 2017-07-19T19:53:38+00:00 July 14th, 2017|General, Uncategorized|0 Comments