Monday, August 22, 2016

{Podcast} Audio Interview with Lisa Treadwell, Co-Chair of Indy Do Day 2016

I recently sat down for a podcast interview with Mark Bingaman, our Social Media Expert at the Indy Real Estate Experts, and explained a bit more about Indy Do Day 2016.

Please feel free to listen at your leisure and learn what's goin' on with this year's event. It's about 5 minutes long, so you can listen as you're doing other stuff online, or even download the interview and listen at another time.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Infographic: Buy an Indianapolis House: How Interest Rates and Credit Scores Affect Your Monthly Payment

by Lisa Treadwell

So you want to buy a house in Indianapolis or somewhere across Central Indiana? Awesome! As an Indianapolis REALTOR, that's music to my ears. And you should want to buy.

But you do need to understand the difference your interest rate makes not only in your monthly payment and total cost, but also in the house you can afford. That's important because it could make a difference in whether you can be approved for a mortgage for that perfect house you've spotted for sale in Broad Ripple or Carmel or Zionsville or downtown.

How to Keep a Mortgage Payment Under $1,000 Monthly  

Perhaps you find these numbers a bit sobering. But now you know the answer to the questions "How much house payment can I afford?" and "How much mortgage can I afford?"

How Your Credit Score Affects Mortgage Interest Rates

And so, there's that too.