Monthly Archives: April 2017


Should you buy down your interest rate using discount points?

When you’re starting the process of applying for a mortgage loan, there are a lot of things to focus on, including the interest rate, fees, and whether you want a fixed rate or adjustable loan. But one option on the table that may save some borrowers a lot of money is buying down the rate. […]

Highlighting the top-rated schools in the Sacramento area

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” -Benjamin Franklin No matter who you are or where you live, one of your biggest concerns is probably making sure that your children receive a fantastic education. Thankfully, there are some great schools in the greater Sacramento region, with some that even garner national recognition. If you’re […]

10 Tips for Realtors web copy that attracts clients and drives sales

Every Realtor needs a website, and yet few put much time and effort into writing theirs. However, a good website with well-written copy will perform critical functions that could lead to closed sales. Those include telling potential customers what you’re offering, why you are different (better!) than the competition, and give them an easy way […]

If you want the best mortgage, don’t make these 10 credit score mistakes!

Mortgage interest rates are still near historical lows, but with gradual Fed increases right on the horizon, it’s more important than ever to maintain a great credit score. In fact, keeping a top FICO score can save you tens of thousands – if not hundreds of thousands – of dollars over the life of the […]