Dan Hennen's Blog Posts

How Will the Fed’s Vote to Raise Rates Impact Mortgages?

The Federal Reserve voted to raise interest rates on Wednesday--the fourth time this year. The real estate industry is watching closely to see how the latest round of increases will impact mortgage

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Credit Score Boost? Cellphone, Utility Payments Soon to Get Factored In

Millions of consumers may soon see a boost to their credit scores, which could help when applying for a mortgage. One of the largest credit-reporting firms in the U.S., Experian PLC, announced it

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8 Easy Ways to Save Money and Reduce Energy

A typical American household spends $2,060 a year on electricity, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, if a home isn’t efficient, a lot of that energy goes to waste&mdash

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Supply tight but flattening, prices still rising, sales fluctuating

As sentiments regarding the direction of housing markets have changed, it’s worth remembering two key facts. First, all housing is local—what’s happening in San Francisco, Seattle

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Millennials Boosting U.S. Homeownership Rates

Millennials Boosting U.S. Homeownership RatesShareNovember 1, 2018A larger number of Americans—notably fueled by millennials—entered homeownership during the summer months. The national

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Mortgage Rates on the Rise

© REALTOR® MagazineBorrowers were faced with rising mortgage rates again this week, after a slight pause from increases the week before.“Despite volatility in the stock market, the 30

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Why Home Buyers Need to Hurry

While there have been signs recently that the market may be shifting toward the favor of home buyers, prices are still on the rise in many areas around the country. The median sales price

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