The City Beautiful is more than just Disney – here’s a few things to keep in mind when moving to Orlando The city of Orlando is far more than Disney World. Considering a move to Orlando and want a little insight on what to expect? Here’s a guide covering some things to know when moving to
Thinking about buying? Here’s some things you should do before you apply for a mortgage Before you apply for a mortgage, you should make sure you’re in a good position to qualify for the best loan possible. It’s a good idea to check and improve your credit, compare lenders, get preapproved and make a plan
How to prepare for moving day Moving day! It’s come around at last – that flurry of activity dedicated to cramming your life into cardboard boxes. No wonder moving has been ranked among life’s most stressful events, right up there with divorce, getting fired, a major illness, or the death of a loved one. Granted,
Fact or fiction? 6 down payment myths you should stop believing immediately If you’re thinking about buying your first home, that pesky down payment has probably kept you awake more than a few nights. We get it—while a pre-approval is crucial for determining your buying power, it’s the down payment that shows you mean business.
Thinking about buying a home after foreclosure? Here’s how you can do it If you have previously lost your home to foreclosure, or if you have filed for bankruptcy, or if both situations are true for you, you may be wondering whether or not home ownership in the future is ever possible. Indeed, there is
Thinking about buying? Here’s a guide to home-buying this spring season It’s an exciting milestone in a person’s life to be on the cusp of purchasing a first home. If this is where you are at, you probably have mixed feelings ranging from thrilled to anxious. That’s understandable, as this is a big purchase that
Here’s some strategies for profitable residential real estate investors Residential real estate investors can see big returns, but the most successful tend to have a strong understanding of how to evaluate their options before purchasing. Forbes.com recently highlighted some winning strategies for profitable real estate investing: Focus on potential income, not personal like and dislikes.
Some changes to mortgage requirements could help you buy a home this year Will I or won’t I? An essential concern shared by prospective home buyers who need to finance their purchase is whether they will qualify for a mortgage for the amount and terms they require. Pushback against overly tight credit after the housing
Most aspiring buyers can still afford a home — but not for long Despite a red-hot real estate market, most aspiring buyers can still afford a home — if they can find one. But it may not be that way for much longer. Households bringing in at least $68,000 a year, the national median, could
New programs to provide financing at competitive rates will help investors buy single family rental homes Mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced programs to provide long-term financing at competitive interest rates that could encourage more investors to acquire single-family rental (SFR) properties, the National Real Estate Investor reports. “Folks who dipped