How You Can do a Free Title Search on a Property

Before you buy a home, you need to know the property’s status. Are there owners out there that still have rights to the property? Does the property have any liens on it? These factors could affect your ability to own the property and even give you a legal nightmare...

Why do You Need a Realtor for a New Construction Home?

Building your own home from the ground up is exciting. You get to choose many aspects of the home right from the start that you otherwise could not do with an existing home. Remember, however, it is still a home purchase and possibly one of the largest investments you...

Wages Now Struggle to Keep Up with Home Prices

The latest US Home Affordability Index datafor the second quarter of the year reveals an unsettling fact about homeownership in the country: it’s getting more expensive to own a home since the crisis hit in 2008.In a recent report provided by California-based housing...

How to Spot a Phishing Scam

The current market for housing is still tight, with skyrocketing demand and an ever scarce supply. Unfortunately, the market is not only attracting buyers, but also the opportunists who want to take advantage of the loopholes of the system.Get today’s mortgage...

When Does the HARP Program End?

The chance to use HARP to refinance your Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loan is coming to an end very soon. The program ends December 31, 2018. This does leave plenty of time for you to still take advantage of the program if you wish to do so.WHAT IS HARP?HARP was designed...

Top 5 Refinancing Programs For Underwater Mortgages

The U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union on June 23 has opened a window for U.S. consumers to refinance their mortgages as rates have dropped. With rates nearing historic lows, there has been a reported increase in the number of refinancing applications the past...

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Senate Okays Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

After Brexit, more exciting news and developments are coming to homebuyers as the senate passes the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act. Once it becomes law, HOTMA will open ample opportunities for low-to-moderate-income homebuyers who would like to initiate...

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Property Listed for Sale – Can you Refinance It?

You listed your property for sale, but it is taking a long time to sell. In the meantime, you decide to refinance. Why not save some money while you wait for your house to sell? Or maybe you want to take cash out to fix the home up in the hopes that it will sell...

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How Do You Maximize Your Open House Visit?

So you decided to buy a new home. You then scoured for hours looking for an affordable and suitable property online, compared lenders and processed your financing documents. Before long, you’ll be on the lookout for sale signs on the street and if you’re lucky,...

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