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Today's housing market is churning -- full of buyers and sellers -- for good reason.Money is available and inventory is improving.
Mortgage lenders could afford to be picky when interest rates were low and business was booming. Today, they have to be less picky to keep business coming in. That could be good for anyone buying a home right now.
September 19, 2017 in Uncategorized
Rates are low, but how long will they stay that way? Freddie Mac says: not very much longer.
Natural disasters frequently affect real estate markets where they occur. But Hurricane Harvey's impact could be far more wide-reaching.
Before applying for a mortgage, a little preparation can get you a better rate, lower fees and fewer hassles.
Do you have to pay off old debt to get a mortgage? It depends on your loan, the type of collection account and the state in which you live.
August 28, 2017 in Uncategorized
What's a better investment? You might wonder, "Should I pay down my mortgage or add to my retirement account?" Here's how to find out.
August 25, 2017 in Uncategorized
Homebuyers today are not just buying for themselves. The needs of a pet or pets also matter when Millennials and others purchase property. With 61 percent of households including pets, this is an important trend.
August 23, 2017 in Uncategorized
The HARP refinance program, which allows homeowners to refinance with no equity or even negative equity, will expire at the end of 2018. If you have not yet refinanced through this plan, you have another year.
August 15, 2017 in Uncategorized
What should a couple do with a home when they divorce? Advice and guidance.
March 21, 2017 in Uncategorized
Subordination for home equity loans and HELOCs comes into play when you refinance the underlying first mortgage but don't want to include the second mortgage in the refinance. The old equity loan must be subordinated to the new loan. But that's not always easy.
March 7, 2017 in Uncategorized
Obtaining multiple mortgage quotes from competing lenders is a proven strategy for saving money when you finance a home. But how many quotes do you need to make sure that you get the best deal?
2017 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)