We're a connected society. Many of us log hours on the Internet each day. Our smartphones never leave our side. And whether we're looking to make a small purchase or a big one, we love to use online tools. So why did more than 90 percent of... (Read More)
Ready to put your house on the market this spring? Here are a few things you'll want to do first:
Clean, clean and clean some more. A clean home is more appealing to buyers. And we're not talking about giving your home a quick cleaning. You'll... (Read More)
There's so much to do when you're moving that changing your address can easily fall to the bottom of your to-do list. After all, if you change your address with the post office, that's really all you need to do, right? Unfortunately, changing your... (Read More)
If you're buying or selling a home, you may be worried about the appraisal. What should you do if the appraisal comes up short? Here are some options for both buyers and sellers:
• Walk away. If the appraised value comes in... (Read More)
When it comes to shopping, research shows that shoppers are becoming more and more savvy in how they use discount offers, online coupons and rebates to get the best deal possible on just about anything they want to purchase.
Unfortunately, the... (Read More)
February marks a month that Americans take a moment to celebrate their past presidents.
While each and every man who has taken office has made some impact on the country, a few of them have risen to architectural fame because of their homes. Here... (Read More)
House hunting. The term "hunting" brings up thoughts of staking out the perfect piece of property and moving in for the attack! Why not call this process "house strolling" or "house frolicking?" Sometimes searching for a new home is a bit more... (Read More)
Ever hear the terms REO, bank-owned, short sale or HUD home? And have you even wondered what the heck all those terms mean? Here are some definitions used to describe common types of distressed properties:
Foreclosure: This refers to the process... (Read More)
Have you heard about the FHA 203(k) home renovation loan? This innovative loan program is designed to make it much easier to purchase a home that needs a lot of repair work or updating.
With a 203(k) loan, home buyers are able to take out one... (Read More)