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Gallup: Latest Data on Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 4, 2013 10:46 am

The above information was taken from the following surveys conducted by Gallup: U.S. Homeowners’ Reasons for Owning More Than Financial American Dream of Owning Home Lives On, Even for Young Americans’ Optimism About Home Prices Surges This Year

Short Sale Question: Who Owns the Loan?

May 2, 2013 5:12 pm

The short sale process can be very complex. Every bank and investor has a slightly different program and set of guidelines they follow. Since each investor has different rules and guidelines, it can help you considerably to find out who the investor is before starting the process. Whether you are a homeowner in need of help [...]

How Housing Is Leading Us Out of the Great Recession

May 2, 2013 5:12 pm

We are often asked if the housing market can truly rebound if the all-round economy remains sluggish. We answer by explaining the housing market is not dependent on the economy but rather the economy is reliant on the housing market. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moodys.com, addressed this issue in a recent report.  “Historically, housing [...]

Getting the Offer Accepted

May 2, 2013 5:12 pm

The National Association of Realtors just released their Pending Sales Report which revealed that buyer demand is at its highest point in three years. At the same time, the supply of homes for sale has dramatically dropped  in the last several months. That has created a real estate market not seen since boom times of the [...]

Lending Standards: Are They Actually Loosening?

May 2, 2013 5:12 pm

In a recent story on MSN Money titled, Mortgage Borrowing Is Getting Easier, it was revealed that: “Credit is not raining down on would-be borrowers, but it will be a bit more accessible this year.” The article bases it findings on the Federal Reserve’s January Survey of Loan Officers. Dan Greene of the Daily Mortgage [...]