Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog – Home Buying Category

Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog – Home Buying Category: Blog posts from the Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog that were categorized as Home Buying.

15 02, 2021

Is a 15-Year or 30-Year Mortgage Best?

By |2021-02-19T13:28:49-05:00February 15th, 2021|Advice, Financing, Home Buying, Home Selling, Real Estate|

With mortgage rates still at historical lows, financing – or even refinancing – a home can be enticing. When it comes to borrowing money for a home, many people automatically default to a 30-year mortgage – primarily because the payments are stretched out for a longer period of time, which can equate to a lower dollar amount that is due each month.

17 09, 2019

Home Mortgage Options for U.S. Military Members and Veterans

By |2019-09-19T15:32:32-04:00September 17th, 2019|Advice, Home Buying|

If you’re currently serving in the United States military, or if you are a veteran who served in the past, you have a number of home-buying benefits that are available to you. These include mortgage loan options. For instance, with a Veterans Administration home loan, there are looser credit requirements. So, these loans can be [...]

3 09, 2019

Looking for a Senior Community in Bowie or the Surrounding Area? What You Need to Know Before Your Make a Commitment

By |2019-09-05T11:15:12-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Home Buying|

If you’ve been thinking about downsizing and are focusing on moving to a senior community, there are some things you need to know before you move forward. These include physical, financial, and emotional factors. First and foremost, not all senior communities are apartment or condo-style. In fact, there is a wide range of single-family senior [...]