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Category: Emerald Coast Mortgage

At Fidelity Home Group, we are Emerald Coast Mortgage Experts! We offer more options, more transparency and a simpler way to find the right mortgage program for your unique situation.

The Emerald Coast is an unofficial name for the coastal area in the US state of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico that stretches about 100 mi (160 km) through five counties, EscambiaSanta RosaOkaloosaWalton, and Bay, which include Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Panama City.

Florida Mortgage | Why You May Want To Consider a Newly Built Home Today

Why You May Want To Consider a Newly Built Home Today. If you’re feeling frustrated by the limited supply of homes for sale, you may want to look into new home construction. Let’s connect to go over the process for buying a newly built home and see what’s available near us. NMLS ID 1834853 #floridamortgage #floridamortgagerates #floridamortgagecompany

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Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell. Here’s why.1. Take Advantage of Lower Mortgage RatesLast October, the 30-year fixed mortgage rates peaked at 7.79%. In January, they hit their lowest level since May. That means you may not feel as locked-in to your current mortgage rate right now. That downward trend in rates has made moving more affordable now than it was just a few months ago.Another reason today’s...

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Foreclosure Activity Is Still Lower than the Norm

Have you seen headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market? If so, they may leave you feeling a bit uneasy about what’s ahead. But remember, these clickbait titles don’t always give you the full story.The truth is, if you compare the current numbers with what usually happens in the market, you’ll see there’s no need to worry.Putting the Headlines into PerspectiveThe increase the media is calling attention to is misleading. That’s because they’re only comparing the most recent numbers to a time where foreclosures were at historic lows. And that’s making it sound...

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2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates

If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ve probably been paying close attention to mortgage rates. Over the last couple of years, they hit record lows, rose dramatically, and are now dropping back down a bit. Ever wonder why?The answer is complicated because there’s a lot that can influence mortgage rates. Here are just a few of the most impactful factors at play.Inflation and the Federal ReserveThe Federal Reserve (Fed) doesn’t directly determine mortgage rates. But the Fed does move the Federal Funds Rate up or down in response to what’s happening with inflation, the economy, employment rates,...

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Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?

Have you ever heard the term “Silver Tsunami” and wondered what it’s all about? If so, that might be because there’s been lot of talk about it online recently. Let’s dive into what it is and why it won’t drastically impact the housing market.What Does Silver Tsunami Mean?A recent article from HousingWire calls it:“. . . a colloquialism referring to aging Americans changing their housing arrangements to accommodate aging . . .”The thought is that as baby boomers grow older, a significant number will start downsizing their homes. Considering how large that generation is, if these...

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Florida Mortgage | Why the Price of Your House Matters When Selling

Why the Price of Your House Matters When Selling. The asking price for your house can greatly affect your bottom line and how fast your house sells. Let’s connect so we can find the right price for your house. NMLS ID 1834853 #floridamortgage #floridamortgagerates #floridamortgagecompany #homesellingtips

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