Market Shifts – Is There One Coming?

Where we have been – the Seller’s Market For the longest time, we have been in a ‘Seller’s Market’ resulting from historically low inventories. The problem with low inventory began when the market plummeted leaving so many homeowners with diminished equity and thus, an inability to sell. Short Sale programs were successful in helping some […]

Fed Decisions Could Impact Mortgage Rates

  WASHINGTON (AP) – March 19, 2014 – The Federal Reserve is seeking to clarify when it might start to raise short-term interest rates from record lows. The Fed also says it will cut its monthly long-term bond purchases by another $10 billion to $55 billion because it thinks the economy is strong enough to […]

Tampa Area – Buying a New house – How Can You Save $ on your Monthly Mortgage?

Hello, My name is Rachel, and I write for the blog: Go 2 Tampa.  You can also catch me at and on twitter at Mochago2tampa.  Feel free to “Like” me there to get my updates. I am an avid traveler, lover of nature and the beach, and a dog lover. Everything I write about  is dedicated to that, […]

Pre-Approvals and Mortgage Rates FYI

For Your Information Finding out how much you can be approved for and what your actual rate might be has never been more difficult. There are many factors these days with all the Federal changes such as Type of loan, Loan Term, Loan amount, Down payment, Credit Score, Fees, State, etc! Sure, you can get […]