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Spring is Coming

Your Local Housing Market Report
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 26, 2020 in  Buying A Home  Market Statistics  Mortgage Loans  Press Release  Saving Money
I know our winters are not like other places around the country, but I’m just not a big fan of the grey and dreary. I can’t wait for Spring! As we head into the traditional home buying and selling season, the real estate industry is really interesting in Northwest Louisiana. In fact, it might be the most fascinating in many years. But before I get into the market, I wanted to say thank you on behalf of all of us at Coldwell Banker Gosslee. We are celebrating our 60th anniversary in 2020! It was back in ... read more

The Beauty of a Pre-Qualification Letter

How it can help you during the home search!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 12, 2020 in  Buying A Home  Mortgage Loans  Pre-Qualification
This is YOUR year and today is the day you take one step closer to your goals of homeownership! (And we could not be more proud of you!) When setting real estate goals, getting a prequalification letter is one of the first BIG steps that will help make all of the other little steps a bit easier. We want to prepare you as much as possible and teach you that being proactive in this process will only help you reach your goals  faster! (YAY!) So let’s talk about the beauty of a prequalification letter: &nb... read more

How To Decide If It's Time To Refinance

Has This Question Been At The Top of Your Mind?
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on September 04, 2019 in  Mortgage Loans  Mortgage Refinance
With mortgage rates at an all time low, we know that so many homeowners have been asking themselves this question: "Is now the time for me to refinance?"  Let's start with what a Mortgage Refinance is: A mortgage refinance is a new loan that pays off and replaces an old mortgage. It’s one of the easiest ways to restructure your mortgage debt. The process is very similar to what you go through when you are purchasing a home. You submit very similar financial documents to the lender, an appraisal is done... read more

Buying A Home Without Breaking The Bank

Coldwell Banker Gosslee & Fairway Mortgage Debunk First-Time Home Buyer Myth!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on August 14, 2019 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Mortgage Loans
We hear it all the time...Non-homeowners believe that purchasing a home is totally out of reach. Who could possibly save enough money to put 20% down on a home when you have students loans to pay off, mouths to feed, and places to travel?!Guess what?You are not alone in your thoughts! A recent survey found that 49% of non-homeowners reported that the major road block for them when purchasing a home is not having enough money for a down payment and closing costs. BUT....Did you know?You CAN buy a home with less... read more

Mortgage Fraud and You

How To Tell Your Are Probably Being Taken For A Ride As A Buyer
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 29, 2019 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Home Buying Tips  Mortgage Loans
It’s an unfortunate truth – as long as a system exists, there will be people who will attempt to defraud it. Given the large sums of money people tend to deal with, mortgages are a particularly attractive, juicy target for such criminals. It’s imperative to recognize the signs that you might be in their crosshairs, lest you end up going from a target to a victim.  SAM SHALOMJUN 28, 2019 SHARE The following is a guest post from Ryan B. Bormaster A mortgage is the biggest, most import... read more
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