Average mortgage rate rises to 4.37%

Though rates ticked up, they are still at HISTORICAL lows.  Now is the time to build your dream home!  At these rates, clients would have the same payment but be able to finance 20% more than another mortgage at 6% (which is still a relatively low rate).  In other words, a $300,000 mortgage at 6% and a $360,000 mortgage at 4.37% would have the same payment of about $1795 — you’re getting $60,000 more at the lower rate.  Dreambuilder can connect you with those that can help you finance your dream.  You can learn more about the affordability of going custom here.

WASHINGTON – Rates on 30-year mortgages climbed for the second straight week, but remain near the lowest level in decades.

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10 tips for hiring a home remodeling contractor

This article from FloridaRealtors.org has some great tips on selecting a contractor for your renovation or remodeling contract.  Dreambuilder Custom Homes not only designs and builds custom homes in the Jacksonville area but also handles renovations, additions and remodeling, and with the same level of style, service and value that we bring to our new construction clients.

With the exception of Tip #3 (credit card acceptance, which is coming soon!), Dreambuilder meets all of the expections presented below.  Licenses, insurance and references are all available for you to review.  Proposals and contracts will be presented in writing with as many specifics as possible in clear and understandable language, along with a straightforward schedule and estimate along with payment terms.  Our team of trade partners will minimize their impact on your home by controlling debris and cleaning up the jobsite.  And above all, you will also be treated professionally and responded to quickly whenever you need us.   Our goal is to create not only a beautiful end result for your project but a great experience as well.

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Dreambuilder Custom Homes names additional financing referral

Dreambuilder Custom Homes recently announced financing referrals to Debra Bryant with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Ricki Taylor with Synovus Bank, and is pleased to add a third referral in Rob Fleischmann with SunTrust mortgage.  Rob has over 20 years experience in mortgage lending and has assisted over 9,000 families in his career finance their dreams.…

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