Markets experience major setback on higher than expected CPI

The day the world awaited, March CPI. Prior to the 8:30 am ET release the 10 year note traded down 2 bps, MBS prices were...

Contradiction of robust job growth and a sluggish housing market isn’t over yet

For the past few years, fears of a recession have been fickle, teasing us at every turn. Despite its low-rumble threat, however, unemployment remains low...

How to have a bad home inspection

Kicking the tires on a house requires attention as well as reason on your part.

Common scams to watch out for when closing escrow

It’s a matter of staying diligent until the very day you hook up the big screen TV...

Observing the rules of using gift money toward a down payment

A gift letter is not about how much your mom wants to help provide a home for her future grandchildren.