Home Ownership

The Truth Behind Inflated Headlines

The headlines have been heavy with talk of inflation, high interest rates and even the possibility of a recession lately. Many may be wondering what this means in general, but especially what this means for the housing market. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the panic of it all, so we’re laying out the facts. Here’s what you need to know about what’s really behind all these headlines… Read More

Don’t Take it From us, Hear it Straight From the Source

When it comes time to purchase or refinance your home loan, it’s important that your lender fully understands your unique circumstances, your financial situation and your goals for the future. This is an occurrence where you definitely don’t want to feel like you’re “just another client”. At Cambria Mortgage, clients receive personal, one-on-one assistance with a lender they can trust.  It’s important to us that our clients feel at home before they even find one. Here are some examples of feedback we’ve received that proves just how much our team cares: Read More

The Early Bird Gets the Spring Housing Market Worm

We know, it’s still incredibly chilly outside and it may feel like spring is nowhere in sight. However, anyone in the real estate industry will tell you... The market is already heating up. With peak home buying season just around the corner, it’s important to know how and when to start preparing to purchase. We’ll lay that all out below, so keep reading! Read More

In 2022 Cash (Out) is King

Nothing lasts forever… Including tremendously low interest rates. Even if it is ever-so-slightly, in 2022 interest rates are expected to rise. Over the past few years though, home values have appreciated at an incredible pace. For the refinance sector, these factors draw the majority of consumers away from rate and term refinances and point them toward a cash-out focus instead. Most current homeowners have built up quite a bit of equity, which should theoretically make qualifying for a cash-out refinance fairly easy for most. So is it the right move for you? We’ve laid out the most common uses for this type of refinancing so you can explore the possibilities. Like always, your team at Cambria Mortgage is here to help and support you in your home financing journey. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or to begin the process. Read More

Expectations of 2022’s Housing Market: A Cool Off, Not a Meltdown

I think we can all agree we are ready for some familiarity and to put these unprecedented times behind us. However, while we hate to say it, we must; there was nothing predictable about 2021, including the housing market. Interest rates hit record lows and we saw the strongest yearly growth in single-family home prices ever. Foreclosure rates were at historic lows and home sales hit their highest level in 15 years. Continuously, homeowners were able to sell their homes quickly and usually well above asking price. Potential buyers grew fatigued attempting to secure the winning bid after losing out on numerous homes. In short, 2021 brought one of the most competitive housing markets in recent U.S. history.  Read More