What do you envision when you think of homeownership? Arriving home to a bustling condo or townhome community and waving to a friendly neighbor in an adjoining unit? Pulling your car into your own home on a parcel of land in the country? As you think about your perfect home, we'll also answer this question: What is a single-family home? Morty can help you take … [Read more...] about Single-Family Homes: Everything You Need to Know
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"How much is my house worth?" It's a major question on sellers' minds, though current homeowners may wonder the same thing, especially if they're curious about their home's assessed value for tax purposes. Do you remember plunking down money for closing costs when closing on your mortgage? Back then, you might not have had a comprehensive understanding of your current … [Read more...] about How Much Is My House Worth?
When you first go through the home buying process, you may have lots of questions about down payments, closing your mortgage and interest rates. You may wonder about the key steps to get a mortgage. You will need to learn about a concept called escrow as well. Many buyers and sellers don't spend too much time thinking about escrow. If you do, you may think of it simply … [Read more...] about What is Escrow and Why Do You Need It?