• Scott Kepler

    NMLS #833792

    (813) 444-8537

    scott@scottkepler.com

  • Home Sales Surge to Best Levels in 14 Years

    Home Sales Surge to Best Levels in 14 Years Existing home sales continued on a roll for the third consecutive month, hitting the highest level in August since December 2006. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said sales of [...]

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    The 2 Components of Mortgage Rates: Upfront Cost and the Rate Itself

    Mortgage rates, for the purposes of this article, will refer to the most commonly-quoted loans available through the most prevalent channels.  That essentially means conforming, fixed rate loans—especially 30yr and 15yr [...]

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    2020 Refi Boom Surpasses 2016's And It's Still Growing Another week ending with the lowest rates in more than 3 years will mean another week with the highest levels of refinance demand in more than 3 years. In fact, refi demand is now as high as it's[...]

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    Tips for Raising Your Credit Score

    Buying a new home is a major financial accomplishment regardless if you are a first time homeowner or a seasoned buyer. Making sure you have your finances organized is important when beginning the home buying process since this may possibly[...]

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    Today I'm sharing all of the details on why you should file for Homestead Exemption on your new home and how to do so! The cutoff for filing is March 1st, so do not delay! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMiHHLMqIlY&feature=youtu.be[...]

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    Congratulations on making the decision to become a homeowner. Once you take the plunge into homeownership, you will immediately notice all the added benefits, such as tax deductions, more privacy, and artistic freedom. But before you can start [...]

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    Buying a home is a big decision for several reasons. For one, you’ll most likely have to live with the home for years to come. It’s also a significant investment, and for most people, the biggest single purchase they will ever make. That’s [...]

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    Conditions are right for an extended, positive housing market. It's okay to be optimistic.   So, now we can examine homebuilding’s key drivers. They all are in excellent positions to support an optimistic outlook. New homes and[...]

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