Posts Tagged: "home buying"

Real Estate

Most Young Renters Will Become Millennial Home Buyers

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National home builder PulteGroup, Inc. recently released its PulteGroup Home Index Survey (PGHI), showing that millenials are not likely to be life-long renters. Quite the contrary, as of those in...

Mortgage

Steps You Can Take To Get A Great Mortgage Rate

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Lately, it seems like mortgage interest rates have been dominating real estate and home financing news stories. Rates hit record lows not too long ago and while they’ve increased slightly,...

Real Estate

Low Inventory Could Lead to Rise in Home Prices

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A recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) indicates that shortages in the U.S. housing inventory will lead to stronger price gains, but fewer home sales. According to...

Mortgage

Three Steps to a Home Buying Budget

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Buying a home is probably the single biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. Since most people don’t have enough cash to buy a home outright, the majority of...

Personal Finance

Creative Ways to Save For A Down Payment

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Conventional mortgages typically require borrowers to put down 5%-20% of the loan value. Although this may not sound like a lot, when it comes to purchasing higher-value homes or if...

Mortgage

Would You Take Out a Mortgage from Wal-Mart?

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These are interesting times for the mortgage industry in the US. The 2007-8 subprime lending crisis may have dealt a blow to the American economy, but it also damaged consumer...

Mortgage

FHA Waiver of “Anti-Flipping” Rule Extended Through 2014

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Changes in FHA regulations spell good news for real estate investors, rehabbers and some home buyers. The temporary waiver of the FHA’s “anti-flipping” legislation has been extended through 2014 according...

Mortgage

Fewer Foreclosures Means Higher Home Prices

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If you’re searching for a good deal on a distressed property, time may be running out. According to a recent article from NBC News, foreclosure rates are trending down, which...

Living

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Older and Newer Homes

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There are advantages and disadvantages to owning old and new homes. Some may seem pretty obvious, but others might surprise you. Before you begin your search for your dream home,...

Mortgage

Mobile Home Financing & Purchasing Guide

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If you’ve never purchased a mobile home before, you may have questions about the process – and with good reason. Buying a mobile home is similar to buying a traditional...