Niki Pastell's Blog Posts

Reasons Households In Forbearance Wont Lose Their Homes To Foreclosure

There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the protection of the program. Some assume there could potentially

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

If you are looking for a tried and true pumpkin bread recipe look no further. IngredientsIngredient Checklist 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoonâ…

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What To Know About Buying A Condo In 2021

Buying a condo is different than buying a home. You’re also buying a piece of a community, one that comes with its own rules — and its own fees. Give me a call if you’ve wondering if a condo

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New Mortgage Rule Makes It Easier For Renters To Buy Homes

New mortgage rule makes it easier for renters to buy homesAly J. Yale The Mortgage Reports ContributorA new lending rule helps renters qualify for home loansTo qualify for a mortgage, you

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How Much Money You Will Need To Have Saved Before Buying A House

Closing costs, fees and repairs. Knowing all the costs up front can help you determine how much home you can realistically afford. cnbc.com/2021/07/30/buying-a-home-here-are-the-costs-

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8 Steps To Calculating How Much A Mortgage Payment Would Cost You Every Month

A mortgage can be a bit of a mystery if you’ve never paid one. Here’s a look at how to calculate how much your first home might cost.businessinsider.com/personal-finance/how-to-calculate-

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Clear The Shelters

Are you looking for companion? If so, please consider adopting and giving a pet a forever home.  Find out what shelters in your area participates. https://www.cleartheshelters/

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Just 27 Really Cool Pet Products Youve Probably Never Seen Before

I'm sure you will find some items that your fur baby or babies must have! http://www.buzzfeed.com/abbykass/cool-pet-products?origin=fil-pe;

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Chocolate Chip Cooke Day

Everyone has their go to recipe for chocolate chip cookies. Well here is mine! Try it out and tell me what you think.https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/15004/award-winning-soft-chocolate-chip/

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5 Really Affordable Yet Impactful Decorating Ideas

We all need a little change every now and then. Here is a little inspiration for sprucing up your home! https://www.pineandprospecthome.com/5-really-affordable-yet-impactful-decorating/#:~:

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How To Compete With Cash Offers When Buying A House

Focusing on the seller's motivations and needs can help when you’re competing with cash offers. Let me know how I can help you navigate the process. nerdwallet.com/article/mortgages/compete

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What Is A Property Title Search How This Important Step Can Make Or Break Your Closing

While a title search may not be as exciting as scrolling through online listings or dreaming of moving in, it’s a crucial step in a real estate transaction. bankrate.com/mortgages/property

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History Of The Hot Dog Everything You Need To Know

Is a cookout a cookout without a hotdog?http://www.thehotdog.org/history-of-the-hot/

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How To Increase Your Home Value On Any Budget

Even small changes can make a big difference when it comes time to sell!https://www.hgtv.com/lifestyle/real-estate/increase-your-home-value-on-any

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Tips For Staying Stress Free While Selling Your Home

Selling your home isn’t stressful when you work with the right agent! Give me a call today.https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/5-tips-for-staying-stress-free-while-selling-your-home/ar

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Buy Build Or Fix Whats Best For FirstTime Home Buyers

Before you join the house hunt, it helps to decide which type of property best fits your goals. Here are theprosand cons of buying a turnkey home, building a new house or renovating a fixer-upper

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage In Retirement Experts Weigh In On Whether To Cut That Debt

There are immediate benefits to paying off a mortgage, but there could be financial implications that you’d need to be okay with. Here’s what the experts say.cnbc.com/2021/05/02/-should-you-pay

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Who Qualifies As A Firsttime Home Buyer

First-time home buyers get access to special loans and assistance programs that repeat buyers might not. If you’ve owned a home before, you might think none of these perks apply to you. But thatâ€

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How Are Mortgage Rates Determined

Your mortgage rate is determined by many factors. Some are within your control and some aren't. I’m always here to help with any of your home buying questions.https://www.nerdwallet.com/article

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June Is National Homeownership Month

Helping people find the perfect home is more than just a job, it’s a passion. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, downsizer, or somewhere in between, I’m here to help!#homeownershipmonth

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