How Much Home Can I Afford Making Under $50,000 A Year?

How Much Home Can I Afford

The median 2018 household income in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is $46,457.  So, if you make around $50,000 and are wondering “How Much Home Can I Afford” you are in good company.  The Fall buying market is here!  The housing market remains strong!  Home prices and interest rates continue to climb!  This means that NOW is… [Read More]

Mortgage – Pre-Approval VS Pre-Qualification

Pre-Approval VS Pre-Qualification

Mortgage – Pre-Approval VS Pre-Qualification? Which is best for you in today’s housing market? Think about your goals. Read on! And, then YOU decide! A pre-approval letter is a statement from a lender that you would probably qualify for a specific mortgage amount based on the mortgage loan officer’s thorough review of your financial information:… [Read More]

Housing Affordability Improved

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CoreLogic reports that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, surged by 7% in September 2017 compared to September 2016. Month over month, sales were up 0.9% in September from August. Limited inventories coupled with low home loan rates continue to be the catalysts driving higher home prices. In addition, a strengthening economy and healthy consumer… [Read More]