Mike May, Realtor 804.731.0111 Mike May, Realtor 804.731.0111
Search South Central Virginia Homes Search South Central Virginia Homes




Search Properties Advanced Search
Search




Create Profile   Lost Password?
Amayzing Home Finder

Blog Posts by Mike May

Posts filed under Blog Posts by Mike May



Mortgage Applications Drop as Coronavirus Infects the Housing Market
Posted Thu, Mar 26th 2020 1:33 pm
The U.S. housing market is showing signs of being infected by the coronavirus. With more Americans testing positive for COVID-19, the economy crashing, and increasing numbers of shuttered businesse...

Read Full Post


Your Essential Quarantine Supply List: What You'll Actually Need for a Few Weeks at Home
Posted Tue, Mar 24th 2020 10:34 am
By now you've surely heard that store shelves have been emptied of toilet paper and hand sanitizer—and we totally get that that stuff is verynecessary in a quarantine. But those aren't the only thi...

Read Full Post


Is Now the Right Time To Buy an Investment Property?
Posted Thu, Mar 19th 2020 12:06 pm
How Low Rates Can Help Investors Increase Their Buying Power With all the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, now might not seem like the best time to buy any type of real estate, much le...

Read Full Post


Should You Sell Your Home During a Recession? 5 Crucial Things To Consider
Posted Tue, Mar 17th 2020 11:15 am
Every day, it seems that concerns about the coronavirus mount higher—as do fears of an impending recession. Homeowners who have been planning a sale during the typically bustling spring market migh...

Read Full Post


14031 Mountshire Ln: Gorgeous Colonial in Desirable Montclair@Southbend!
Posted Thu, Mar 12th 2020 4:10 pm
14031 Mountshire Lane Chesterfield, VA MLS# 2007754 - Single Family View Listing Details Say hello to 14031 Mountshire Lane in charming Chester, VA! Like a picture in a storybook, this e...

Read Full Post


Coronavirus Looms Over Crucial Spring Season for Housing Market
Posted Thu, Mar 12th 2020 3:08 pm
The lowest mortgage rates on record are colliding with the prospect of an economic downturn prompted by the coronavirus outbreak, setting the stage for an unpredictable spring selling season in the...

Read Full Post


The 6 Best Home Improvement Projects To Do This Spring
Posted Tue, Mar 10th 2020 1:43 pm
Spring has arrived—and that often sparks the urge among homeowners to roll up their sleeves and embark on a few home improvement projects around the house. But where to start? To help kick-start t...

Read Full Post


Don't Forget to "Spring Forward" this Weekend!
Posted Fri, Mar 6th 2020 3:36 pm

Read Full Post


Buying or Selling a Home? Here's What You Need To Know About the Competition
Posted Thu, Mar 5th 2020 10:20 am
Knowledge is power. And if you're planning to battle hordes of other buyers to get a home or put your own house on the market this year, it could pay off big-time to know your competition. These n...

Read Full Post


What Is a Credit Union? The Key to Snagging a Low-Interest Mortgage
Posted Tue, Mar 3rd 2020 8:03 am
When shopping for a mortgage, there's one lender that home buyers often overlook: credit unions. So what is a credit union? It's a cooperative financial institution owned and controlled by its mem...

Read Full Post


Mortgage Rates Fall to Three-Year Low Amid Coronavirus Fears—Here’s Why They May Not Hit an All-Time Low
Posted Thu, Feb 27th 2020 2:21 pm
Mortgage rates dropped once again to the lowest level since October 2016, as investors fretted over the threat posed by the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage av...

Read Full Post


How to Get Out of Debt in 2020
Posted Tue, Feb 25th 2020 1:26 pm
For many, paying off debt can feel like an insurmountable task. The most common types of debt for Americans include mortgage debt, student loans, auto loans and credit-card balances. Debt can dent...

Read Full Post


Mortgage Rates Inch Upward This Week, but Remain Near Record Lows
Posted Thu, Feb 20th 2020 3:44 pm
Mortgage rates increased for the second straight week, Freddie Mac reported Thursday, but they still remain near record lows. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.49% during the week ending ...

Read Full Post


How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand
Posted Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:17 pm
In the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d like to buy. The truth is, many potential buyers continue to dream longer t...

Read Full Post


104 Tudor Rd: Craftsmanship Beyond Anything You Will See on HGTV!
Posted Tue, Feb 18th 2020 11:57 am
104 Tudor Road Colonial Heights, VA MLS# 2002781 - Single Family View Listing Details House or Home… What is the difference? According to dictionary.com a “House” is a structure in which p...

Read Full Post


Happy Valentine's Day!
Posted Fri, Feb 14th 2020 11:19 am

Read Full Post


How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World
Posted Thu, Feb 13th 2020 8:57 am
It’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about the uncertainty surrounding global markets, the spread of the coronavirus, and tensions in the Middle East, just to name a few. These conce...

Read Full Post


Mortgage Rates Are at 3-Year Lows—Here Are 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Refinance
Posted Tue, Feb 11th 2020 12:30 pm
Mortgage rates are resting near record lows — and that’s spurring a wave of refinancing activity as Americans look to take advantage of the savings a cheaper interest rate could bring. Refinance l...

Read Full Post


Mortgage Rates Fall to the Lowest Level Since 2016—Could This Be the Last Affordable Spring Home-Buying Season?
Posted Thu, Feb 6th 2020 12:00 pm
Mortgage rates have dropped to the lowest levels since before the 2016 presidential election. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.45% during the week ending Feb. 6, a decrease of six basis ...

Read Full Post


7 Tax Benefits of Owning a Home: A Complete Guide for Filing in 2020
Posted Tue, Feb 4th 2020 12:48 pm
What are the tax benefits of owning a home? Plenty of homeowners are asking themselves this right around now as they prepare to file their taxes. You may recall the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—the mo...

Read Full Post