San Francisco / Bay Area Mortgage Blog

Mortgage Terms You Should Know

When you get a mortgage, complicated words and terms get thrown out all over the place. It’s really helpful if you know what some of the most common mortgage terms mean.

Primary Residential Mortgage Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Office in Pleasanton

Pleasanton, CA – June 13, 2017 — Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) continues to expand its footprint in California by […]

New Marin County Office

The San Francisco team of Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) is excited to announce the launch of a new location […]

Should You Sell or Rent When It’s Time to Move?

When you’re ready to move, is it better to sell your current home or to rent it out? Here are the basics to consider.

What You Should Know About Adjustable-rate Mortgages

Adjustable-rate mortgages get a bad rap. But they can actually be a good choice for some people. Here’s what you need to know.

Tiny Homes For Sale Around America

Enjoy a look at some tiny homes for sale around the country. They will make you grateful for all your space (but they might also make you wish that you could simplify, too).

The Best Paint Colors for Challenging Rooms

It’s time to paint—but what color do you choose? Here’s how to narrow down the best paint colors for some of the tricky rooms in your home.

What to Do When Your Home Is on the Market Too Long

Houses that sit on the market for a long time don’t look good to potential buyers. Here’s what you should do if your home doesn’t sell as fast as you’d like.

Budget Bathroom Updates

Bathrooms are one of the most expensive home remodels you can do. Here are some budget-friendly ways to make a big impact.

Unique Homes for Sale Around the Country

Houses that sit on the market for a long time don’t look good to potential buyers. Here’s what you should do if your home doesn’t sell as fast as you’d like.

Best Home Decorating Blogs

There are many, many home decorating blogs out there. We’ve found some of the best so that you don’t have to spend hours searching for them.

Proportion and Placement in Design

When you’re decorating a room, you usually focus on things like color, texture, and style. But are you also thinking about the important elements of proportion and placement? They can make all the difference as you put a room together.

Mortgages and the Fed’s Interest Rate Announcement

The Fed recently announced that it would be holding record-low interest rates steady. What does this mean for mortgages both now and in the future?

How to Establish Credit When You Don’t Have Any

Establishing credit can be a frustrating process. After all, how can you ever get good credit if no one will lend to you without it?

Fall Housing Market Update

Despite some unpleasant news from the stock market, here’s one sign of a healthy U.S. economy: an increasingly strong housing market.

Some of the Best Home-Related Instagram Feeds

You can spend hours looking at great home-related Instagram feeds. Here are some of the best design, architecture, and DIY pages around.

New Mortgage Forms Make Shopping for a Mortgage Easier

New mortgage lending forms and rules go into effect on October 1. These changes are designed to make it easier for buyers to comparison shop.

Making the Most of Small Spaces

When you’re renting, you don’t often find the perfect house or apartment. You usually have to give something up—often, it’s space. Here’s how to make the most of the space you have.

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