Entries by MattAskland

Now is a Great Time to Refinance

    With mortgage rates still trending low, we’re seeing a huge uptick in refinancing applications – almost 2.5 times more than this same time last year, according to Mortgage Bankers Association. If you bought your home within the last two years and have been considering refinancing, now is a great time and here’s why: […]

Why You Need An Appraisal

It’s finally happened — after months of searching, you’ve found your dream home. It’s the perfect size for your growing family, the kitchen was just remodeled and there’s a huge deck for entertaining. And best of all, the seller accepted your offer! As we near your closing date, your lender will want to verify the […]

Change The Planet Week

  Dear Friends, Clients, Partners & Family, Every year I forget how hot it actually gets here in Phoenix, and then, like clockwork, it hits me. Is anyone else ready to welcome back those cooler fall temperatures? Well, while we’re waiting, I wanted to share a project that I’ve been passionate about recently – and I hope it sparks something […]

Fixing Ugly Isn’t Easy

  Have you ever dealt with a collection company before?  Would you rather bang your head against the wall? Recently, our team was called upon to help a client fix an “ugly” situation on their credit report to improve their terms with a home loan refinance.  The collection only totaled $250 but, it had a […]