4 ways not to get ripped off when you move

4 ways not to get ripped off when you move

By Adam Verwymeren   Moving to a new home can be a stressful time. Don’t add to the stress by dealing with a rotten moving company. Here are some things to look out for when hiring a company to move your stuff. Make Sure They Are Insured You might think that all you need to start […]

US mortgage finance giants post lower profits

US mortgage finance giants post lower profits

  US government-controlled mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported Thursday lower first-quarter profits, with Freddie warning that profits could continue to fall amid slowing home price gains. Fannie Mae said it had $5.3 billion in net income in the first three months of the year, down 91 percent from a year ago. […]

Should You Sell Your Home? 5 Crucial Considerations

Should You Sell Your Home? 5 Crucial Considerations

  If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ve undoubtedly seen headlines stating that real estate prices are on the rise. According to Trulia, most markets, housing has begun to bounce back and in a selected few metros, like Los Angeles,San Francisco, and New York City, the housing market isn’t just bouncing back – it’s booming!  So, if you’ve […]

US top court broaches subprime crisis in property value case

US top court broaches subprime crisis in property value case

The US Supreme Court Tuesday heard arguments born out of the subprime mortgage crisis concerning how to estimate a property’s value when its worth has plunged. Benjamin Robers borrowed a total of $451,000 he never intended to pay back in a mortgage fraud scam in the midwestern state of Wisconsin just before the housing market […]

May 2014: The Perfect Month for Home Buyers?

May 2014: The Perfect Month for Home Buyers?

Applications for new home purchases increased from March to a total of five percent (an increase of 3,000 applications) in April, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Mortgage rates are on the decline, but not for long Mortgage rates have seen a significant dip within the last month, and are currently at a six-month low. […]

FHA Unveils Blueprint for Improving Credit Access

FHA Unveils Blueprint for Improving Credit Access

BY: JANN SWANSON The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) says that qualified buyers are currently underserved by the housing market.  The economic crisis significantly constrained credit, making it tough for anyone with less than perfect credit to obtain a mortgage.  Perhaps as many as 13 million people with credit scores below 752, the average for Freddie Mac […]

Wonderful Suggestions To Sell Your Own Home Easily

Wonderful Suggestions To Sell Your Own Home Easily

By: AlannahCargill When selling real-estate there exists constantly a great deal happening. There are numerous balls to help keep within the air that it will be overwhelming, or at best it may seem to be frustrating. Here are several great tips which you can use for your upcoming transaction to relieve the process. When improving, take […]

Home Buyer Protection Plan Guide Now Available At LoanLove.com

Home Buyer Protection Plan Guide Now Available At LoanLove.com

A new guide from Loan Love helps new home buyers understand the importance of finding a good protection plan for their homes. LoanLove.com is a borrower advice website dedicated to helping home buyers to find loans that they will love. The articles and guides available on the website provide in-depth information that an experienced home […]

Foreclosure Market Trends In 2014 Both Good And Bad News For New Home Buyers

Foreclosure Market Trends In 2014 Both Good And Bad News For New Home Buyers

A new foreclosure forecast guide from LoanLove.com explains how foreclosure rates will affect the housing market in the year ahead. Foreclosure levels are slowly but surely getting lower, and while this is good news for the recovery of the U.S. housing market it can actually be a pretty mixed blessing for new home buyers in […]

First Time Home Buyers Guide

First Time Home Buyers Guide

A comprehensive guide to what to look for in your first home First time home buyers are often warned about the terrifying and stressful experience they are in for. While that might be true for some, those armed with the right information can have a fulfilling and even empowering experience. Let’s start with the exterior. […]