Homebuying Event at Lincoln College of New England

McCue Mortgage and Heidi Matusik (of Calcagni Real Estate) will host a homebuying event at Lincoln College that focuses on how to prepare for the buying process. A lack of knowledge and preparation can make the process stressful. Join us…

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Preparing to Have Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Evaluated

According to the new CFPB Mortgage Rules, borrowers applying for a mortgage must have a debt-to-income ratio of 43 percent or lower. While this change doesn’t differ from previous lending tactics, the number comes from calculating a borrower’s total monthly…

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What to Expect for Mortgages and Buying a Home in 2014

The mortgage industry stands on the precipice of radical changes – modifications that are ultimately for the better but, in the short term, may actually slow down home sales. What finishes off 2013 sets the stage for 2014, with the…

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The Hidden Costs of Homeownership

So, as you prepare to buy a home for the first time, you allot funds aside to pay the 20-percent down payment. However, the down payment and monthly mortgage amount make up just one portion of the many costs associated…

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What to Consider When Buying a Second Home

Although similar to a primary residence, a second home differs in multiple regards. One, it’s often purchased for vacationing, as a place to retire, or as an investment. Two, most sold are in the South and West at an average…

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