Blog by Dave Saran Team

Who Pays the Real Estate Agent?

September 30th, 2013


Most home buyers and sellers work with a real estate agent, and the agent charges a commission. How much is the commission, and who pays it? The answer in both cases is: It’s negotiable. You’ll set the terms in the sale contract.

Often the buyer and the seller each have their own agent, and the commission is split down the middle between the two agents. (Read more about the types of real e ...

Mortgage Interest Rates Worsen at TD Bank @ Thursday Aug 22 2013

September 3rd, 2013

30 year FRM interest rates at TD Bank (NYSE:TD) can be had for 4.616% with an APR of 4.674%.  The higher interest jumbo 30 year mortgage interest rates are being quoted at 4.688% at the bank and an APR of 4.706% a bit higher than the non-jumbo loans.  

Shorter term 15 year fixed rate mortgage interest rates at the bank are coming out at 3.724% yielding an APR of 3.823%.  

The Jumbo 15 y ...