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No Money Down for New Home Buyers in Kern

With interest rates perched at historical lows, the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) recently announced the return of the School Facility Fee Down Payment Assistance Program (SFF). Designed to afford qualified homebuyers with assistance in purchasing a newly built home, Castle & Cooke Mortgage has teamed with the housing finance agency to offer eligible future […]

Wall Street Article – 10 Reasons to buy a home.

Enough about doom and gloom and the newly coined phrase “home renter ship” versus “home ownership!” Home ownership was never meant to be an instant ATM for endless cash. People buy homes to make memories. People buy homes as part of the American dream. And with current low prices and interest rates at historic lows […]

Free Home Buyer’s Seminar a Success

Liberty at Silver Creek recently hosted an educational home buyer’s seminar with over 40 prospective home owners in attendance. The seminar featured a “one stop” format providing a wealth of resources and information covering the ins and outs of the home buying process. Castle & Cooke Mortgage Manager Evelyn Ledbetter was on hand to walk […]

Peace of Mind in Turbulent Times

During the recent turmoil in the real estate market many home buyers are wondering whether now is the right time to proceed. Despite the negative publicity, there are still many reasons why now is a good time to buy a new home; in fact it is almost critical to buy now while interest rates are […]