Home improvements, aside from generally improving the appearance of your abode, can also dramatically increase the value of your property. If you are thinking of remodeling your property but don’t have an idea where to tap the fund to cover the improvement expenses, this article helps you get an idea of just where to look to get the job done. Your Savings If you have enough … [Read more...] about Ways to Finance Your Home Improvements
So you decide to sell your home. Let’s say this is your first time and have little to no knowledge about how the whole home-selling process goes. Many home sellers prefer to take the DIY path and figure out things on their own. But how about those who are preoccupied with important matters and cannot dedicate much time to get things done?This is where a listing or real … [Read more...] about How Does a Real Estate Agent Help You Sell Your Home?
It’s never been easier to own a home, thanks to borrower-friendly mortgages that continue to adjust their qualifications and risk assessment to cater to more Americans in need of homes.Nowadays, you can find mortgage programs that do not require the traditional 20 percent down payment as in FHA loans, or even no credit evaluation in the case of VA loans. Many lenders are … [Read more...] about Can I Get a Mortgage With a Part-Time Job
September already set a good standing for pending home sales but a little nudge in October numbers was significant enough to bring the Pending Home Sales Index to 110.0, faster than the post-Brexit pace recorded on July, and marking its 30th straight month of above-100 baseline reading. The Index The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), published by the National Association of … [Read more...] about Pending Home Sales Break July Record
The military in Iraq wasn't the only thing surging in 2008. Mortgage fraud also reached a new high last year, according to the FraudBlogger Index. Federal investigators have identified an increase in frauds and schemes in the real estate business as well.Mortgage fraud activity that might have otherwise gone undetected was uncovered as falling home prices and rising defaults … [Read more...] about Mortgage fraud increases in 2008