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In Which U.S. Cities Should You Buy Rather Than Rent? Here Are The Top 5

Throughout the United States, many people believe that renting is significantly cheaper than owning a house. This is actually only true in some select cities—meaning you could be paying more for a temporary lease than you would for reaping the long-term financial benefits of homeownership! Powered by WPeMatico

By | May 19th, 2017|buying vs. renting, Mortgage News|Comments Off on In Which U.S. Cities Should You Buy Rather Than Rent? Here Are The Top 5

Should You Own Or Rent A Home When You Retire?

To rent or to own is one of the biggest decisions that retirees face. Recently, industry experts have observed a decline in the share of homeowners between the ages of 55 and 64, but that does not mean renting is necessarily the right option for you. In fact, the decision basically comes down to your [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Mortgage News, retirement|Comments Off on Should You Own Or Rent A Home When You Retire?

Tax Tips To Know Before Buying A Second Home

Owning a second home can come with a variety of tax benefits, depending on how you plan to use the property. Whether you’re going to rent it out to a vacationing family or hoping to simply spend your weekends at a new beach house, it’s important to understand the tax rules that apply to each [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|Mortgage News, second home|Comments Off on Tax Tips To Know Before Buying A Second Home

This Month’s Leading Markets Index Hits New Milestone

According to the National Association of Home Builders/First American’s Leading Markets Index (LMI) released this morning, housing markets throughout the country are back to an average of “normal economic and housing activity”. Powered by WPeMatico

By | May 10th, 2017|housing industry, Mortgage News|Comments Off on This Month’s Leading Markets Index Hits New Milestone

What Does It Mean If A House Sale Is Pending?

As a borrower, there are several important steps to be aware of when it comes to the home buying process. First and foremost, you should know that the process does not solely consist of finding the house of your dreams, making an offer, and moving in shortly after. Sure, you can find a home and [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|home buying, Mortgage News, pending home sale|Comments Off on What Does It Mean If A House Sale Is Pending?

Today’s Best Cities To Buy Investment Property

According to Investopedia, an investment property is “real estate property that has been purchased with the intention of earning a return on the investment, either through rental income, the future resale of the property or both.” In order to successfully make a profit with this type of property, it’s important to thoroughly research the location [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Mortgage News, real estate investing|Comments Off on Today’s Best Cities To Buy Investment Property

Fannie Mae Introduces Innovative Solutions For Borrowers With Student Loan Debt

This week, Fannie Mae announced its newly expanded student loan cash-out refinance program and introduction of two new policies for homebuyers with student loan debt. Through these initiatives, the government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) aspires to assist hopeful (but previously unqualified) buyers with unresolved debt to transition into homeownership. Powered by WPeMatico

By | April 29th, 2017|homebuying with student loan debt, Mortgage News|Comments Off on Fannie Mae Introduces Innovative Solutions For Borrowers With Student Loan Debt

Home Remodeling Demand Drastically Increases This Spring

As a result of this year’s exceptionally mild winter, home remodeling has drastically increased early this spring. According to the National Association of Home Builders’ latest Remodeling Market Index, renovations have spiked five points since the end of last year—that’s the highest index reading since 2015! Powered by WPeMatico

By | April 26th, 2017|home renovations, Mortgage News|Comments Off on Home Remodeling Demand Drastically Increases This Spring

What Should You Do If Your Flood Insurance Lapses? Here’s What You Need To Know

As a borrower, there are several important rules to be aware of when it comes to flood insurance. With the majority of mortgage loan transactions requiring the purchase of this type of protection, it’s particularly crucial to understand the most common mistake buyers make when it comes to this type of insurance: flood insurance lapses. [...]

By | April 22nd, 2017|flood insurance, Mortgage News|Comments Off on What Should You Do If Your Flood Insurance Lapses? Here’s What You Need To Know

This Month’s Housing Market Could See Record Sales

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By | April 19th, 2017|housing market, Mortgage News|Comments Off on This Month’s Housing Market Could See Record Sales