One of the first steps to understanding what size mortgage you can really afford is to take a look at your overall finances. While it would seem to make sense that a lender will only let you borrow what you’ll be able to repay, that isn’t quite how it works in practice (hence the catastrophic […]

Before you apply for a mortgage, you’ll want to double-check that all the information in your credit report is accurate. Identity theft, misapplied payments, inaccuracies in personal information, or incorrect account details can all impact your credit—and these errors can cost you when a lender is setting your mortgage rate. It’s up to you to […]

Getting your credit in good shape for your mortgage application means doing what’s necessary to improve your score, fixing any errors–and then leaving it alone. Too many changes to your credit in the year before applying for a mortgage can raise a red flag with lenders. It’s a good idea to review your credit report […]

Mortgage lenders care a lot about your credit–in particular, your 3-digit FICO® Score. They like this score so much because it’s a fast, objective way to assess your creditworthiness (read: the likelihood that you will repay your home loan on time). The strength of your credit not only determines whether you qualify for a home mortgage, […]

Rincon Hill/South Beach’s first new construction opening of 2016 is almost upon us, with The Harrison bringing 298 ultra-luxury units to market starting in April 2016. Initial public marketing efforts by the Mark Company begin this month with a VIP launch date to be announced in the coming weeks. Sales offerings will be available by […]

Like other recent new construction developments in the neighborhood, One Mission Bay will feature wide panoramic water views of the San Francisco Bay, South Beach Harbor, the Mission Bay creek and greenbelt, and the East Bay. The building’s sleek modern design and variety of world-class amenities make it a stand-out addition to the area. Amenities […]