History of Mortgage Interest Rates & Why We Shouldn’t Worry

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 in Financing, Mortgage

History of Mortgage Interest Rates & Why We Shouldn’t Worry

As I write this in March 2018, interest rates are rising and may hit the 5 percent* mark this year. This trend is not slowing down and the days of 3 percent mortgage rates,

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Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now Than Almost Any Other Time in 40 Years

Posted on Mar 15, 2018 in Real Estate, Real Estate Investing

Trulia recently posted a blog, Not Your Father’s Housing Market, which examined home affordability over the last 40+ years (1975-2016). Their research revealed that:

“Nationally, homes are just about the most affordable they’ve been in the last 40 years… the median household could afford a home 1.5 times more expensive than the median home price.

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Match Day 2018

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 in Doctor Mortgage, News, Physician Loan

Match Day is a term that is widely used in the medical community to represent the day when the National Resident Matching Program releases results to applicants pursuing residency and fellowship positions at hospitals and health systems around the country. 

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Three Advantages of The Medical Professional Home Loan Program

Posted on Mar 8, 2018 in CRNAs, Dentists, Doctor Mortgage, Physician Loan

Hello, my medical professional friends.  Josh Mettle here with Fairway Independent Mortgage, and I would like to quickly share three advantages of the medical professional home loan program.

Number one: We will not surprise you with a last minute underwriter decline.

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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing Your New Home.

Posted on Mar 6, 2018 in Family, Financing, Housing, Mortgage, Real Estate, Uncategorized

You may be ready to take the next step in your life and purchase your first home. You may even be ready to move on to a newer home. No matter the case, there are several things that you must do before you move into that beautiful new home.

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Is Mortgage Interest Tax Deductible?

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 in Financing

One of the questions we’ve been getting a lot from clients is “Is mortgage interest still tax deductible?” And the answer to that is absolutely yes. What has changed with the tax reform act that went through is the amount of standard deductions that someone will qualify for has increased,

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