A Background on Credit Scoring Models

A Background on Credit Scoring Models

Homebuyers who have a better credit history over a longer stretch of time than a shorter one may benefit by a change to the credit-scoring model used by Experian. Up until about 2016, mortgage lenders didn’t use trended credit data and didn’t differentiate between types…

Moving in the Middle of the School Year – A Good Idea?

Moving in the Middle of the School Year – A Good Idea?

When you want to move, there is no guarantee that things will happen quickly. You might find your dream house in a few days, secure a mortgage and be able to move in right away. On the other hand, it might take months to find…

Realtor® Safety- We Need to Set the Benchmark

Realtor® Safety- We Need to Set the Benchmark

  As Realtors, were in a high-risk profession, and its not getting any safer so what can we, at Benchmark Realty, do to help you stay safe? We really want to set the benchmark for Realtor safety, not because we are trying to sell something,…

5 First Time Homebuyer Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

5 First Time Homebuyer Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Top School Districts Lift Home Prices

Top School Districts Lift Home Prices

    Homes within highly rated school districts tend to have a higher median sales price, sell for a greater percentage over the list price, and sell faster, according to a new study by the real estate brokerage Redfin. Highly rated public schools were found…

Why 20% of Households Are Throwing Away $11,500

Why 20% of Households Are Throwing Away $11,500

  About 20 percent of households who would benefit from refinancing are not doing itand they could be losing out on lessening their mortgage payments by thousands of dollars over the life of the loan,according to a new report from the National Bureau of Economic…

Downtown Nashville Employee Appreciation Week

Downtown Nashville Employee Appreciation Week

Its #employee Appreciation Week in downtown Nashville! Its a week long celebration of all things employees! Click here for a complete schedule of events for the week!       Curated from www.nashvilledowntown.com Add your annotation

Why Buying in Good School Districts Matter!

Why Buying in Good School Districts Matter!

Buying a home in a good school district can result in resale advantages, offer protection from market fluctuation and provide a great education. #real estate experts in markets across the country share what you should know about a school district’s impact on real estate, whether…