The Blog ofMelissa Erickson

Housing Market to “Spring Forward”

Housing Market to “Spring Forward”

Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon "spring forward"! Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market...

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

The interest rate you pay on your mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where rates are...

2015: A Year of Housing Opportunity

2015: A Year of Housing Opportunity

"Homeownership is still the cornerstone of the American Dream — a fact you can see in the lives of everyday folks.It's a source of pride. It's a source of wealth, providing both a nest and a nest...

Why You Shouldn’t For Sale by Owner

Why You Shouldn’t For Sale by Owner

Some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home without the assistance of a real estate professional, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). We think there are several reasons...