Monthly Rent Payments on the Rise
Does it make more sense to continue to rent? Or is it now the time to buy a home? Here are the latest facts: According to a national real estate website’s data, it is now less expensive to own a home than to rent one in 72% of American cities. read more »
You're ready to sell, but are you ready to buy?
Over the past four years the real estate and lending environments have changed. Now more than ever you need to get pre-approved before you put your home on the market. read more »
FHA Guideline Changes
Mortgage guidelines continue to tighten with more stringent collection guidelines effective April 2012. Borrowers will no longer be able to obtain FHA financing based solely on their credit score. read more »
How to Buy a Home Using Someone Else's Money
Fannie Mae is currently offering buyers up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance through October 31, 2011. read more »
A fixer upper? Why not?
There is an awful lot of chatter about buying fixer uppers. Unless you've been living under a rock - you've heard about it. Maybe you aren't "handy" and are afraid that you would have to do all of the work yourself. read more »