Blog

Many homebuyers will put off the home search out of fear and intimidation of the process. There is a lot of misinformation out there and, yes, even some scary stories of home-buying transactions gone awry. At Premier Mortgage Resources (PMR), we’re changing that. We’re on your...

Homebuyers got a big boost to their purchasing power this week thanks to falling mortgage rates. The average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.06 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending Thursday, down from last week when it averaged 4.28...

As you begin your journey to the home-buying process, you’ll learn very quickly that your credit score plays a huge role in determining your buying power. Not only does your credit determine if you can get a loan, but it determines your interest rate if...

A recently released survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shares a common finding between that of the National Housing Survey (NHS) conducted by Fannie Mae. Specifically, 63 percent of respondents to NAR's fourth quarter Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey and 59 percent...

This past year brought many unexpected and exciting trends in the mortgage world; namely, significant drops in rates that surprised industry experts and homebuyers alike. Industry forecasters are predicting that 2020 will be another banner year for low rates, signaling good news for prospective homebuyers. Just...

Just a few months ago, refinance loans made up more than half of all loans closed, according to Ellie Mae’s October Origination Insight Report. The monthly report noted that, previously, the highest percentage took place in March 2015. One of the contributing factors for this record high is...

When it comes to getting a lender’s approval to buy or refinance a home, there are 3 numbers that matter the most — your credit score, debt-to-income ratio, and loan-to-value ratio. These numbers can affect your ability to qualify for a mortgage and how much...