Congratulations! Your home has a buyer, and you are now under contract. If your buyer is securing a mortgage, the lending company will require an appraisal of the property in order to proceed. The National Association of Realtors defines an... (Read More)
'Tis the season for romance! If your home is on the market, Cupid's arrow may be pointing out ways to add a little love to your listing. Consider these simple ways to create romantic rooms that will tug at buyers' heartstrings.
Keep the home... (Read More)
If you’re behind on your mortgage, any offer of assistance gives you hope. And that’s what scam artists count on: That desperate home owners will agree to almost any product or service that will supposedly help them avoid... (Read More)
When it comes to finding the best place for you and your family to live, safety should always be a priority. |
If you're trying to decide between living in the city or the country, you might be curious as to which is safer. It might seem logical... (Read More)
Just when you thought Google couldn’t infiltrate another aspect of life, the search giant has now become a licensed mortgage broker. The company began its foray into lending in early 2015 by rolling out a mortgage calculator, and now it’s added... (Read More)
The VA home loan program is an incredible benefit for those who have served our country. This flexible financing option offers competitive interest rates and is one of only a few sources of no-downpayment home loans available today. Here's something... (Read More)
Sure, a brand new front door and lovely landscaping might catch your eye as you drive up to an open house or new property on the market. But as you drive up, have you thought about looking up? As it turns out, tree cover has a tree-mendous impact on... (Read More)
It’s like a different language. APR, Fannie Mae, FHA, Freddie Mac, CFPB, PMI, HELOC—you can get lost in the terms of the lending industry.
Don’t worry. Your lender can help you understand the ones relevant to your situation. But it’s a... (Read More)
Smoke detectors are one of the most overlooked safety features in homes today. Yet proper use and care of smoke detectors can dramatically reduce your and your family's risk of being injured or dying in a home fire. Here's what you may not know... (Read More)