Michael Skafas's Blog Posts

Is it Too Late To Apply For Forbearance?

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For ForbearanceOver the past year, the pandemic made it challenging for some homeowners to make their mortgage payments. Thankfully, the government initiated a 

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According to Experts, Home Prices Will Continue to Rise

According to Experts, Home Prices Will Continue to RiseIt’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to

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Interests Rates What Are they Expected to Do Over the Next Year?

Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market. However, there

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What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage, right now?

According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards&

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Best Grants for Building, Buying, or Repairing Your Home in 2021

Whether you’re purchasing your first home or maintaining your current one, the expenses involved can quickly become overwhelming.If you worry that safe, affordable housing is outside your

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