About CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC

In 28+ years I have learned, thrived and built my business and brand on service and ensuring I provide options based on clients needs, not THE LENDERS My goal is to assist and provide Education and Option to current and future homeowners on what will be their biggest asset. Their HOME!

Navigating a Rising Interest Rate Environment

Unless you live under a rock, you've heard that mortgage interest rates have been at historic lows the last few years. But how long will that last? And what do you do when rates start creeping up like they probably will this year? Listen in as Dwayne shares his insights into how you can navigate [...]

2022-01-21T14:35:25-06:00January 16th, 2022|

2022 Housing Forecast for NOLA & the MS Gulf Coast

The forecasts for the housing industry next year are coming out. Will the record pace continue where homeowners are getting top dollar for their houses? Or will things slow down and homes may get harder to sell? Are there enough houses to meet supply? And what about affordable housing? What does it all mean for [...]

2021-11-11T13:37:53-06:00November 11th, 2021|

Mortgage Rate Forecast for 2022 for NOLA & the MS Gulf Coast

There's no doubt about it... mortgage rates have been historically low over the last couple of years. LOTS of people have taken advantage and locked down rates for life. But what if you haven't locked yours down yet? What if you're moving or refinancing in the near future? Or, what if you’re a first time [...]

2021-11-11T13:35:00-06:00November 11th, 2021|

2022 Projected Home Values for New Orleans & the Gulf Coast

Home prices have never been higher along the Gulf Coast. And houses have never sold faster. But will that last? Sure, things have been great if you were the one selling over the last year. But what if you’re the one buying? And what if you’re considering buying for the first time? Watch as our [...]

2021-11-11T13:31:33-06:00November 11th, 2021|

Cash out vs. no-cash out refinances. Which is better?

Did you know... there are two different types of refinance loans? There's a no-cash out, also known as a rate & term refinance. Then, there's a cash out refinance. Both have pros and cons. Both make sense in different situations. If you're still on the fence about refinancing, this episode is JUST FOR YOU. Listen [...]

2021-10-18T14:59:43-05:00October 18th, 2021|

How much of a home can I purchase on my income?

Have you ever wondered how mortgage lenders calculate your income? Lenders see your income differently than maybe you do... The details are important as your income dictates how much of a mortgage loan you might qualify for. Listen in as Dwayne Stein breaks down, by product, how much you can purchase relative to your income. [...]

2021-10-18T14:56:56-05:00October 18th, 2021|

FEMA 2.0 – Are Your Flood Insurance Rates Going Up?

Are your flood insurance premiums about to go through the roof? If you live in south Louisiana, there's a good chance they'll go up, maybe even a LOT. Recently on our show, we took a deep dive into what we're calling FEMA 2.0. We will give you all the facts, why the changes were made, [...]

2021-10-18T14:57:30-05:00October 18th, 2021|

12 Tips for Holiday Spending

Maybe you promised yourself last year that you weren’t going to overspend. Maybe you said that this year was going to be different. Christmas time is now and how are you managing your Christmas spending? Here are 12 tips that may help you keep your wallet happier this Christmas. 1. Set a budget – It [...]

2020-12-21T08:58:39-06:00December 21st, 2020|

The Deadline is Here… December 1st

A few weeks back we told you it's coming and we're a little over a month away, forbearance begins December 1st. That’s why we're repeating our forbearance article from a few weeks back. So here we go… We’ve been telling you for a while and if you are even thinking about a refinance, stop dragging [...]

2020-11-02T10:30:47-06:00November 2nd, 2020|
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