July 14, 2016 12:31 pm
Whether you are considering the purchase of your first home or trading up to the home your family frequently fantasizes about, there are three crucial questions you must know the answer to:
July 13, 2016 12:31 pm
The widespread myth that perfect credit and large down payments are necessary to buy a home are holding many potential home buyers on the sidelines. According to Ellie Mae’s
latest Origination Report
, the average FICO score for all closed loans in May was 724, far lower than the 750 or 800 that many buyers believe to be true.
July 12, 2016 12:31 pm
The most recent Housing Pulse Survey released by the National Association of Realtors
revealed that the two major reasons Americans prefer owning their own home instead of renting are:
July 11, 2016 12:31 pm
As a seller, you will be most concerned with the ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not with price but instead with the ‘long term cost’ of the home.