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Homebuyer Tools For Recent Surge in Home Sales

Homebuyer Tools For Recent Surge in Home Sales

If you love the house, make them love the offer! The National Association of Realtors® just reported that home sales in August surged to their highest level in 14 years – since December 2006!* In a seller’s market it is not uncommon for a property to receive multiple...

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5 Types of Insurance to Consider as a Homeowner

5 Types of Insurance to Consider as a Homeowner

Buying a home is exciting, but it’s also a big financial commitment. Having the right types of insurance can help you protect your investment. Here are five types you may need. Homeowners. Homeowners insurance pays to repair or replace your home and possessions if...

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Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 9/16/2020

Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 9/16/2020

In a majority vote today, the Federal Reserve decided to maintain the federal funds target range of 0.00 - 0.25%. It appears from the Fed’s newly released “dot plot” that most officials assume this target range will remain unchanged throughout the 2023 year. With...

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3 Benefits of Having an Escrow Account

3 Benefits of Having an Escrow Account

When you get a mortgage, you may be required to have an escrow account, depending on the type of loan you apply for. An escrow account is managed by your mortgage lender or servicer and is used to hold money for your property taxes and homeowners’ insurance. But even...

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Homie Highlight: Scott Lindberg

Homie Highlight: Scott Lindberg

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African Proverb This month’s Highlight is the epitome of team. The epitome of together. The epitome of to-do. The epitome of taking action! In his own words, he expresses, “I’m lucky enough to be...

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Homeowners Financial Group Helps People Impacted by COVID-19

Homeowners Financial Group Helps People Impacted by COVID-19

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is one of the core principles embedded in Homeowners Financial Group’s mission, vision and values. It’s such an integral part of our culture that we have policies that allow employees to volunteer during work hours...

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7 Factors That Affect Your Mortgage Rate

7 Factors That Affect Your Mortgage Rate

Interest rates can determine the affordability of a home loan. Lower rates may result in lower monthly payments, which could mean qualifying for a home at a higher price point. If you are in the market for a mortgage, here are seven factors that will affect the...

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HFG Announces 2019 Community Champion of the Year Award

HFG Announces 2019 Community Champion of the Year Award

As part of our commitment to show appreciation and recognition to our people for the quality of their work and dedication, Homeowners Financial Group is proud to present our 2019 Community Champion of the Year Award! Congratulations to our two winners, Cortney Suell,...

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Homie Highlight: Tina Hernandez

Homie Highlight: Tina Hernandez

Community as defined by Oxford: “A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.” This month’s Highlight shares a great sense of community, both in her professional life and her personal life. While...

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Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 7/29/2020

Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 7/29/2020

As expected, the Fed did not change policy rates at its most recent meeting. In a unanimous decision, the Fed voted to keep its federal funds rates close to zero and again said it would keep interest rates near zero until employment recovers and inflation picks up....

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