May 21, 2020

Are Mortgage Rates Headed Below 3 Percent?

Posted in Mortgages
Aug. 7, 2019

How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down payment, and how to best source down payment assistance. Let’s tackle these two today.

1. How ...

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Aug. 1, 2019


You've found your dream home. After months of searching, you're finally closing on the house that you've wanted for so long. The last thing you want to do is take any action that would interfere with the closing of your home. Since the start of your home ...

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Posted in Buying, Mortgages
Jan. 3, 2019

5 Reasons To Get Pre-approved

Posted in Buying, Mortgages
Dec. 11, 2018

First-Time Buyer Interest Strong Despite Rising Interest Rates

Interest rates are rising. According to Freddie Mac the current rate for a 30-yr fixed mortgage is 4.81%, which is up a nearly a full percentage point from a year ago. While some were concerned the rising interest rates would have a negative impact on the market, particularly with ...

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Posted in Buying, Mortgages
April 11, 2018

We got the Goods on Physician Mortgage Loans


Broker and Owner of Sweet Home Carolina Realty, Karen Lambrinides, is part of an elite group of Realtors working with - Physician Loans USA, which has access to a wide variety of home loan solutions that are customized around the financial goals of our Doctors in or relocating to the ...

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Posted in Buying, Mortgages
March 16, 2018

The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition

Feb. 23, 2018

The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know

  • Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%.
  • You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit.
  • Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there to help you determine how much you can afford.


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Feb. 21, 2018

Mortgage Rates Predicted To Rise In 2018. If You Want To Buy, Now Is The Time

Buying a home is about to get a lot more expensive.

According to a recent report from Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are predicted to rise in 2018. The rate for a 30-yr fixed-rate mortgage was 3.9% in Q4 of 2017, and it is forecasted to jump an entire ...

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Posted in Buying, Mortgages
Nov. 12, 2017

3 Common Fears Of First Time Home-Buyers… And How To Overcome Them

Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. But it can also be one of the scariest. Buying real estate is a complicated process. And if you've never purchased a home before, the fear of all those unknown variables can make the ...

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