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Tired of Losing Your Dream Home to Multiple Offers?

Tired of Losing Your Dream Home to Multiple Offers?

By Scott Bialek, Co-Founder of Hurst LendingThe Texas real estate market has changed drastically over the last few years.  In Austin Texas, 38.1% of real estate agents expect their buyers to need to make 5-10 offers before they’ll succeed and 36.5% of agents expect...

Coronavirus Fears Drive Mortgage Rates to 8-Year Low

Coronavirus Fears Drive Mortgage Rates to 8-Year Low

As coronavirus fears hit financial markets, U.S. mortgage rates dropped to an eight-year low. The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage hit 3.34% on Monday, according to Mortgage News Daily. That rate hit 3.34% for one day in 2016, before spiking much higher....

Lowest Interest Rates in 3 Years

Lowest Interest Rates in 3 Years

US Sees Lowest Mortgage Interest Rates in 3 Years August 8, 2019 By Jay Hurst, Co-Founder of Hurst Lending & Insurance Even if you have a good rate on your current 30-year mortgage, every homeowner should be looking at their financial situation right now to see if...

How Do I Find The Best Jumbo Texas Mortgage Rates?

How Do I Find The Best Jumbo Texas Mortgage Rates?

Non-conforming loans or Jumbo loans are loans with higher dollar amounts which may not be sold to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. A Texas Mortgage that is above the conforming loan limit of $548,250 for the year 2020 is considered to be a Jumbo loan. Non-conforming Texas Mortgage loans often come with a higher rate […]

Winning A Competitive Real Estate Investment Edge – Part II

Winning A Competitive Real Estate Investment Edge – Part II

How to Save & Make Money Buying a “Fixer Upper” as an Investment Property by Scott Bialek, Co-Founder of Hurst Lending In my first blog of this 3-part series, I shared a case study in which a bridge loan was the key to not only winning an edge over other buyers,...

Winning A Competitive Real Estate Investment Edge – Part I

Winning A Competitive Real Estate Investment Edge – Part I

Using a Bridge Loan to Win a Competitive Edge by Scott Bialek, Co-Founder of Hurst Lending People say I’m a problem solver because I’m constantly looking for ways to help real estate investors (myself included!) be more successful and overcome common stumbling...

VRBO Airbnb Income Mortgage Refi

VRBO Airbnb Income Mortgage Refi

Want to use your short-term rental income to refinance your mortgage?  Historically, Short-Term Rental Income Could Not Be Considered When Qualifying for a Refi Refinancing your mortgage for a better interest rate can translate to big savings and a quicker mortgage...

Save Real Money with a Refi

Save Real Money with a Refi

Save Big with a Refinance This Spring Interest Rates the Lowest in Over a Year Even if you have a good rate on your current 30-year mortgage, this month's low rates might mean that a refinance could save you serious money. Current rates for a 15 year fixed rate...