Is the FIRE Movement a real thing? Here’s what your clients are thinking
The American Dream is changing. It used to be: get a job or start a business. Work hard until you reach 65, then retire. Not anymore. These days, an increasing number of seniors have a new idea in mind: FIRE Or what’s called the “Fire Movement”: Financial Independence, Retire Early. Is FIRE a Real Thing?
Summer 2021 is still a good time to buy real estate
Maybe I’m dating myself a little bit, but I’ve been humming this one in my head the last few weeks. After a rough year and a half of feeling locked up, the freedom of summer never felt better. If you’ve been out and about at all, you can see that people are EVERYWHERE. People are
I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore…
Like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, it feels like we landed somewhere else over the last year… Some experienced the bleak landscape of Dorothy’s dusty Kansas through the global pandemic. Yet at the same time, the COVID twister introduced homeowners and investors to a whole new magical world… Following the yellow brick road took
Reverse mortgages have fallen victim to negative perceptions for years. It’s understandable. The early days of reverse had many of us believing that the benefit of a reverse mortgage was only for seniors who were struggling with finances and needed a quick way to get cash. But those days are long gone. Now, we’re seeing
Check out the recent Redfin article we were featured in: 7 Real Estate Investing Tips for Aspiring Investors Investing in real estate can be a great way to build wealth and generate passive income. However, if you’re a budding real estate investor, you might be overwhelmed by the amount of information on how to get
It’s official. Mortgage rates have officially hit bottom and begun climbing back up. The refi boom has just about run its course. Quite honestly, we’re looking forward to the change. While we’ve enjoyed helping many homeowners score the interest rate of their dreams, our focus has never shifted away from servicing our Realtor and builder
A year after the onset of COVID, we are just beginning to understand the economic and social impact on many areas of our lives. One of those areas involves seniors, their relationships to their homes, and their expectations & ability to fund retirement. The impacts are reported in a recently completed survey of 1,500 American
For years financial planners have steered clear of talking up reverse mortgages as retirement planning and income tools for their clients. It’s easy to see why. The few horror stories of ‘reverses gone wrong’ have overshadowed the positive experiences many reverse borrowers in ideal situations have. Those past horror stories likely involved lenders who didn’t
If you’re like me, you remember Tom Selleck sporting a Hawaiian shirt and Tigers cap as Magnum PI a long time ago. Or maybe you think of Tom Selleck today as Frank Reagan from Blue Bloods. Both Magnum & Reagan are honest, ethical characters. You can trust them. But can you believe America’s favorite lawman
Time marches on while you’re busy helping valued clients secure best-fit loans for their dream homes. In between advising our clients, loan approvals, and closings, we realized that 2021 marks an important celebration in the history of our firm. America’s Mortgage Resource is celebrating 25 YEARS of dedicated service to our clients in the Greater