Category Archives: GRB Mortgage

Home Mortgage Interest Rates are Dropping: Take Advantage of the Trend by Refinancing

Home Mortgage Interest Rates are Dropping: Take Advantage of the Trend by Refinancing Since the beginning of 2016, rates have been trending down across the board for all major loan types: 30-year conventional fixed, 15-year fixed and even 5-year adjustable rate mortgage options. Global economic weakness may be negatively impacting your stocks and other investments, […]


June is National Homeownership Month — Dare to Own the Dream

June is National Homeownership Month — Dare to Own the Dream Owning a home is a source of pride for an individual and creates stability and a sense of community. As we observe National Homeownership Month this June, it is crucial that the dream of home ownership remain an area of focus. According to a […]


New GRB Videos Highlight Mortgage Information and GRB Workplace

Check out our YouTube channel for some new videos! You’ll find some great advice on securing a residential mortgage and information on working at — and with — GRB.  The team put a tremendous amount of work into these videos and we hope you find them beneficial.  Don’t forget to “Subscribe” to our channel so you always […]


What is a Prospective Rochester Homebuyer to do?

It’s not just the temperature that’s rising this summer… According to the online real estate database Zillow, the market temperature for the city of Rochester is hot! Continuing a trend from 2016, housing inventory in the Rochester area is low and those looking to buy homes are dealing with increased competition. Increased demands in combination […]


University of Rochester Home Ownership Incentive Program Expansion

The University of Rochester has expanded their map for the University Home Ownership Incentive Program to include several new neighborhoods. This program aims to increase the number of full-time and part-time U of R faculty living in and around the University’s River Campus and Medical Center. Up to $9,000 worth of funding may be available […]


Advice for a Competitive Homebuying Market

With the Rochester real estate market grabbing national headlines as incredibly competitive, buyers need to be more vigilant than ever about making sure they have their financing in place when an opportunity to buy arises. Keep Your Documentation Current With record low inventory levels, it is taking potential homebuyers much longer than usual to find […]